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Loren Boyd Penter

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 Purple HeartPrisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Coxswain
Service Number 337 40 22
Birth Date July 18, 1922
From Brooklyn, New York
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Ship USS Canopus (AS-9)
Date of Death October 24, 1944
Location Aboard the Hellship Arisan Maru
Circumstances Died when Arisan Maru, transporting Allied Prisoners
of War from the Philippines to Japan, was sunk by
USS Shark (SS-314)
Remarks Loren was born in Corning, Arkansas.

Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

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