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Charles Gallemore Thornberry

Charles Gallemore Thornberry

Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Seaman, First Class
Service Number 878 67 41
Birth Date November 28, 1918
From Long Beach, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Trigger (SS-237)
Loss Date March 28, 1945
Location In area 32 16'N to 30 40'N by 132 05'E
to 127 50'E
Circumstances Probably sunk by air and surface attack
Remarks Many sources incorrectly spell his middle name "Gallesmore."

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