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William Thomas Dawson

William Thomas Dawson

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Electrician's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 258 12 40
Birth Date February 16, 1915
From Weston, West Virginia
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Shark (SS-174)
Loss Date February 11, 1942
Location East of Menado, Celebes
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks William was born in Nottaway, Virginia.

Photo courtesy of Lewis County in WW II, via Larry Legge, West Virginia Historical Society.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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