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Holroyd James Hirst

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 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Machinist's Mate, Third Class
Service Number 202 19 03
Birth Date August 17, 1922
From Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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 Holroyd was born in Somerville, Massachusetts.

          Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

Holroyd James Hirst marker

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