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John Barlow Swift

John Barlow Swift

Silver StarPurple Heart

Rank/Rate Electricianís Mate, First Class
Service Number 234 18 84
Birth Date January 10, 1918
From Newfane, New York
Decorations Silver Star, Purple Heart
Submarine USS Sculpin (SS-191)
Loss Date November 19, 1943
Location North of Oroluk Island near Truk
Circumstances Sunk by Japanese destroyer
Remarks Please note that most sources mistakenly spell the island's
name "Groluk."

Information courtesy of Ruby Swift Wolens, daughter.
 

 

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