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Charles Hamlet Whitman

Charles Hamlet Whitman

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Electrician's Mate, Third Class
Service Number 600 22 22
Birth Date February 23, 1924
From Mayfield, New York
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Muskallunge (SS-262)
Loss Date August 8, 1945
Location Near 46 46.2' N, 152 12.5' E
Circumstances Killed by returning machine-gun fire during battle surface
Remarks Charles is possibly the last submarine battle casualty of the War

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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