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James McKinley Edgar

James McKinley Edgar

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Fire Controlman, Second Class
Service Number 644 59 17
Birth Date September 25, 1920
From Monroe, Louisiana
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Harder (SS-257)
Loss Date August 24, 1944
Location Off Caiman Point near Bataan, PI
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks James was originally from Silas, Choctaw County, Alabama.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.  Additional information courtesy of Sherry Edgar Scheurer, second cousin.

 

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