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John Frederick Gilkeson

John Frederick Gilkeson

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Lieutenant, Junior Grade
Service Number O-229765
Birth Date April 27, 1921
From Merion Station, Pennsylvania
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Albacore (SS-218)
Loss Date November 7, 1944
Location Near 41 49'N x 141 11'E, northern Japan
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
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Photo and information courtesy of the family of Jack's brother, Robert Gilkeson.

 

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