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William Harold Dortch

 William Harold Dortch

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Seaman, Second Class
Service Number 890 38 16
Birth Date October 28, 1912
From Seattle, Washington
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Trout (SS-202)
Loss Date February 29, 1944
Location 22 40'N x13145' E in Philippines Basin
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks William was born in Redondo Beach, California.

Photo courtesy of Madeleine Dortch, niece.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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