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Harry Earl Anderson

Harry Earl Anderson

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Torpedoman's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 638 45 12
Birth Date March 15, 1907
From St. Paul, Minnesota
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Scamp (SS-277)
Loss Date November 16, 1944
Location Off Inubo Saki near Tokyo Bay
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Harry was born in Biwabik, Minnesota. 
His nickname aboard the boat was "Big Stoop."

Photo courtesy of Gordon Rink, son of Scamp shipmate Richard George Rink. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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