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Adna True Ritzler

 Adna True Ritzler

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Signalman, First Class
Service Number 341 81 48
Birth Date December 16, 1913
From Kansas City, Missouri
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Cisco (SS-290)
Loss Date September 28, 1943
Location In the Sulu Sea west of Mindanao, Philippine Islands
Circumstances Probably sunk by air and surface attack
Remarks Adna was born in Corona Beach, California, with the family name
"Wortman."  He later changed it to "Ritzler."

*Information courtesy of Sylvia Wortman Kralik.

 

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