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Fertig Benjamin Krause, Jr.

Fertig Benjamin Krause, Jr.

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Signalman, First Class
Service Number 234 15 81
Birth Date October 9, 1918
From Benicia, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Escolar (SS-294)
Loss Date October 17, 1944
Location East of 33 44'N x 127 33'E
Circumstances Lost at sea, cause unknown
Remarks Fertig was born in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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