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John Richard Weeks

John Richard Weeks

Bronze Star Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Torpedoman's Mate
Service Number 662 16 81
Birth Date January 31, 1916
From Independence, Missouri
Decorations Bronze Star, 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 John was born in Mapleton, Kansas.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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