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Charles Osborne Swick

Charles Osborne Swick

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Radio Technician, Second Class
Service Number 724 60 82
Birth Date April 3, 1922
From Rock Falls, Illinois
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Scamp (SS-277)
Loss Date November 16, 1944
Location Off Inubo Saki near Tokyo Bay
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Charles was born in Edgemont, South Dakota.  He stood nearly 6',
and excelled in basketball, track & field, and boxing. He liked to spar
with his older brother John (a tri-state National Guard Champion).

Photo, information, and remarks courtesy of Clifford E. Swick, brother, via Jim Baldwin.

 

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