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George Frederick Zipp

George Frederick Zipp

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Ship's Cook, Second Class
Service Number 279 76 05
Birth Date October 19, 1923
From South Bend, Indiana
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Runner (SS-275)
Loss Date July 11, 1943
Location North of Hokkaido, Japan
Circumstances Probably sunk by a mine
Remarks George was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Photo courtesy of Kate Choplin, Indianapolis Central Library, via Paul W. Wittmer. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

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