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Ralph Erskine Hambright, Jr.

Ralph Erskine Hambright, Jr.

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 262 59 09
Birth Date August 25, 1921
From Heron Lake, Minnesota
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Trigger (SS-237)
Loss Date March 28, 1945
Location In area 32 16'N to 30 40'N by 132 05'E
to 127 50'E
Circumstances Probably sunk by air and surface attack
Remarks Ralph was born in Spencer County, North Carolina.

Photo and information courtesy of Dennis Gade, son.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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