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Kenneth James Matchett

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 Purple HeartPrisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Boatswain's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 223 34 11
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From Brooklyn, New York
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Ship USS Canopus (AS-9)
Date of Death October 24, 1944
Location Aboard the Hellship Arisan Maru
Circumstances Died when Arisan Maru, transporting Allied Prisoners of War from the Philippines to Japan, was sunk by USS Shark (SS-314)
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