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Robert Porterfield Young

Robert Porterfield Young

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Electrician's Mate, Third Class
Service Number 871 68 45
Birth Date July 1, 1923
From Omaha, Nebraska
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Seawolf (SS-197)
Loss Date October 3, 1944
Location North of Morotai, between PI and Indonesia
Circumstances Sunk in error by USS Rowell
Remarks Robert was born in North Platte, Nebraska.  His middle
name is spelled "Portfield" in some sources.

Photo courtesy of Mary Mihovich.

 

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