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Weldon Edward Moore

Weldon Edward Moore

 Silver StarBronze StarPurple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Signalman
Service Number 371 64 84
Birth Date July 28, 1907
From Long Beach, California
Decorations Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Submarine USS Sculpin (SS-191)
Loss Date November 19, 1943
Location North of Oroluk Island near Truk
Circumstances Sunk by Japanese destroyer
Remarks Weldon survived the sinking of his boat, but was killed while being
transported aboard Chuyo from Truk to Japan when it was sunk
by USS Sailfish on December 4, 1943.

Please note that most sources mistakenly spell the island's
name "Groluk."

 

 

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