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Elmer Harold Peterson

Elmer Harold Peterson

Silver Star Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Torpedoman's Mate
Service Number 385 61 67
Birth Date May 21, 1907
From Everett, Washington
Decorations Silver Star, Purple Heart
Submarine USS Albacore (SS-218)
Loss Date November 7, 1944
Location Near 41 49'N x 141 11'E, off northern Japan
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Elmer was born in Snohomish, Washington. Photo above from the J. M. Weatherwax High School yearbook of 1925. We are not yet absolutely sure that the photo is of the E. H. Peterson lost with Albacore, but we are looking into the possibility. Please contact us if you have any additional information.

Photo courtesy of Steve Katona, researcher. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

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