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A. B. "Bige" Roberts

A. B. Roberts

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Quartermaster
Service Number 634 19 13
Birth Date August 28, 1917
From Hyden, Leslie County, Kentucky
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Albacore (SS-218)
Loss Date November 7, 1944
Location Near 41 49'N x 141 11'E, off northern Japan
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Most sources list his given names with initials only.  His first name
was Abijah. His home of record is West Palm Beach, Florida.

Photo and information courtesy of the niece and nephews of Bige Roberts. Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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