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Joseph Gail Wheat

Joseph Gail Wheat

Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Fireman, First Class
Service Number 553 07 03
Birth Date March 29, 1921
From Seneca, Missouri
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Barbel (SS-316)
Loss Date February 4, 1945
Location Approximately 7 49.5' N x 116 47.5' E
Circumstances Sunk by air attack
Remarks Joseph was born in Antioch, Nebraska.

Photo courtesy of Vicki Nelson.

 

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