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William Bright Pressnall

William Bright Pressnall

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Ensign
Service Number O-229369
Birth Date September 18, 1921
From Indianapolis, Indiana
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Herring (SS-233)
Loss Date June 1, 1944
Location Near Point Tagan, Matsuwa Island, Kuriles
Circumstances Sunk by gunfire from shore batteries
Remarks William was born in Akron, Indiana.

Photo courtesy of Vicki Peterson Rieskamp.  Information courtesy of Jeff Peterson, nephew.

 

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