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Peter Franco

Peter Franco

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 562 70 78
Birth Date May 29, 1918
From Carpinteria, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Seawolf (SS-197)
Loss Date October 3, 1944
Location North of Morotai, between PI and Indonesia
Circumstances Sunk in error by USS Rowell
Remarks Peter was born in Sonora, Arizona. He was the son of Felix and Crescencia Franco. He attended Carpinteria High School where he received a CIF Certificate in Track & Field.

Photo and remarks courtesy of Baudelia Franco, sister in law, via her nephew, John Medel.  Information courtesy of Paul Wittmer.

 

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