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Sherwood Joseph Hanford

Sherwood Joseph Hanford

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, Third Class
Service Number 300 79 06
Birth Date December 18, 1920
From Rockford, Illinois
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Trout (SS-202)
Loss Date February 29, 1944
Location Near 22 40'Nx13145'E off the Philippines
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks Sherwood was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Information courtesy of Sherwood Hanford, nephew, and Pat Hanford, nephew.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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