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Alva Louis Garner

Alva Louis Garner

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Electrician's Mate, Third Class
Service Number 618 63 08
Birth Date September 30, 1921
From Gaddoa, Colorado
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Pickerel (SS-177)
Loss Date April 3, 1943
Location Off Honshu, Japan
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks Alva was born in Hansford County, Texas.

          Photo and information courtesy of John Newman.

 

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