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Robert Lester Swank

Robert Lester Swank

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Seaman, First Class
Service Number 875 47 92
Birth Date January 14, 1923
From Seaton, 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
Remarks Robert was born in New Boston, Illinois.

Photo courtesy of Clifford L Clark, nephew.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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