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Wallace Keet Martin

Wallace Keet Martin

 Purple HeartPrisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Signalman, Third Class
Service Number 725 07 46
Birth Date November 24, 1922
From Aurora, Illinois
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Submarine USS Robalo (SS-273)
Loss Date July 26, 1944 (actual date of death is unknown)
Location Probably off the east coast of Balabac Island, PI
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Wallace was born in Mannington, Kentucky.
He survived the sinking of his vessel, but died in captivity.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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