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John Joseph O'Brien

John Joseph O'Brien

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 600 69 76
Birth Date September 7, 1917
From Troy, New York
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Robalo (SS-273)
Loss Date July 26, 1944
Location Probably off the east coast of Balabac Island, PI
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks John was born in Watervliet, New York.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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