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Robert Hamilton Melton

Robert Hamilton Melton

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Motor Machinist's Mate
Service Number 287 23 16
Birth Date March 23, 1920
From San Francisco, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Trigger (SS-237)
Loss Date March 28, 1945
Location In area 32 16'N to 30 40'N by 132 05'E
to 127 50'E
Circumstances Probably sunk by air and surface attack
Remarks Robert was born in Louisville, Kentucky.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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