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John Merton McMahon

John Merton McMahon

Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Lieutenant
Service Number O-073510
Birth Date July 15, 1912
From Belfast, New York
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Grunion (SS-216)
Loss Date July 30, 1942
Location Near entrance to Kiska Harbor, Alaska
Circumstances Sunk by armed Japanese freighter Kano Maru
Remarks John was born in Rochester, New York.

          Photo courtesy of James McMahon, son, via Michael Mohl.  Information courtesy of Mary   Bentz.

 

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