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James Elton Hoy

James Elton Hoy

 Silver StarPurple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, First Class
Service Number 393 50 80
Birth Date November 30, 1918
From San Francisco, California
Decorations Army Silver Star, Purple Heart
Submarine USS Trout (SS-202)
Loss Date February 29, 1944
Location 22 40'N x13145' E in Philippines Basin
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks James was born in Heppner, Oregon.

Photo and information courtesy of Tony Lee Frost, cousin.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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