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Edwin Jack Lester

Edwin Jack Lester

Purple Heart 

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, First Class
Service Number 375 92 15
Birth Date May 27, 1920
From Bacaville, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Capelin (SS-289)
Loss Date December 2, 1943
Location Off Celebes possibly off Kaoe Bay
Circumstances Lost at sea, cause unknown
Remarks Edwin was born in Orr, Minnesota.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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