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Thomas Jamieson Kennedy MacGowen

Thomas Jamieson Kennedy MacGowen

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, First Class
Service Number 382 14 16
Birth Date December 12, 1921
From Glendale, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Wahoo (SS-238)
Loss Date October 11, 1943
Location In La Perouse Strait, Northern Japan
Circumstances Sunk by a combination of air attack and depth charging
Remarks Thomas was born in Santa Monica, California.  Some
sources list his birth date as December 11, 1921.

Photo and information courtesy of Debra Blumel via Sharon (Scriven) Iwanick.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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