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Richard William Penrose

Richard William Penrose

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Ship's Cook, First Class
Service Number 385 77 76
Birth Date April 14, 1921
From Long Beach, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Scamp (SS-277)
Loss Date November 16, 1944
Location Off Inubo Saki near Tokyo Bay
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Richard was originally from Spokane, Washington.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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