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John Nelson Cambron

John Nelson Cambron

Silver StarPurple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Shipfitter
Service Number 380 71 15
Birth Date January 9, 1910
From Long Beach, California
Decorations Silver Star, Purple Heart
Ship USS Canopus (AS-9)
Date of Death May 6, 1942
Location Philippine Islands
Circumstances Killed in fighting ashore after Canopus was scuttled.
Remarks John was born in Miles City, Montana.

Photo courtesy of Mary Mihovich. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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