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George Albert Ricketts

George Albert Ricketts

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Torpedoman's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 300 01 74
Birth Date December 1, 1921
From Kankakee, Illinois
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Barbel (SS-316)
Loss Date February 4, 1945
Location Approximately 7 49.5' N x 116 47.5' E
Circumstances Sunk by air attack
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Photo courtesy of Mr. Jack Reynolds, brother of shipmate Franklin Reynolds.  Submitted by Jim Converse.  Information courtesy of Nancy Ricketts Stratton, niece.

 

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