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Russell William "Buddy" Speener

Russell William Speener

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Seaman, First Class
Service Number 300 11 14
Birth Date August 23, 1920
From White Lake, Wisconsin
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Robalo (SS-273)
Loss Date July 26, 1944
Location Probably off the east coast of Balabac Island, PI
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Russell was born in Antigo, Wisconsin.

Photo and information courtesy of Becky, niece.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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