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Fred A. Tarbox

Fred A. Tarbox

Rank/Rate Electrician's Mate, Third Class
Service Number 256 39 33
Birth Date July 20, 1924
From Brandywine, Maryland
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Swordfish (SS-193)
Loss Date January 12, 1945
Location Near Yaku Island off Kyushu, Japan
Circumstances Lost at sea, cause unknown
Remarks Fred was born in Lanham, Maryland.  He served aboard
USS Archer-Fish (SS-311) for two patrols prior to being
transferred to Swordfish.

Photo and information courtesy of Ken Henry.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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