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Lester Irving Handlowich

Lester Irving Handlowich

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Seaman, First Class
Service Number 207 36 15
Birth Date March 19, 1924
From Thomaston, Connecticut
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Grayback (SS-208)
Loss Date February 26, 1944
Location Near 25 47'N x 128 45'E, south of Okinawa
Circumstances Sunk by air attack
Remarks Lester was born in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Photo courtesy of Larry Gavlak, nephew of Grayback shipmate Charles B. Gavlak.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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