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Gordon Everett Johnson

Gordon Everett Johnson (2nd from right)

G. E. Johnson (second from right)

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinistís Mate, Second Class
Service Number 610 71 67
Birth Date December 24, 1915
From Chicago, Illinois
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Sculpin (SS-191)
Loss Date November 19, 1943
Location North of Oroluk Island near Truk
Circumstances Sunk by Japanese destroyer
Remarks Gordon was born in Joliet, Illinois.

Please note that most sources mistakenly spell the island's name "Groluk."

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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