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Virgil Clifford Clement

Virgil Clifford Clement

Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Seaman, First Class
Service Number 610 01 34
Birth Date June 6, 1919
From Ottawa, Illinois
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Triton (SS-201)
Loss Date March 15, 1943
Location Between Rabaul and Shortlands Basin
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks

Virgil was born in Scammon, Kansas.

We are not completely sure that the man in photo above is the Virgil Clement that was lost on USS Triton. Please contact us if you have further information.

Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

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