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Lawrence Elmer Kidwell

Laurence Elmer Kidwell

 

Rank/Rate Torpedoman's Mate, Third Class
Service Number 626 66 19
Birth Date October 6, 1920
From Indianapolis, Indiana
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Submarine USS Tullibee (SS-284)
Loss Date December 31, 1943
Location 19 13' 15" N, 143 09' 45" E
Circumstances Died as a result of injuries sustained by being slammed against port forward lookout rail by a large wave while on a war patrol.
Remarks Some sources spell his first name "Laurence."  He was born in Longview, Champaign, Illinois.

Photo and information courtesy of Margaret (Greenwell) Trambaugh, first cousin.

 

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