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John Lytle Welch

John Lytle Welch

 Purple HeartPrisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Lieutenant
Service Number 0-058274
Birth Date July 15, 1901
From New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Ship USS Canopus (AS-9)
Date of Death December 15, 1944
Location Aboard the Hellship Enoura Maru
Circumstances Died aboard Enoura Maru while en route to Japan
Remarks John was born in Smethport, Pennsylvania.  His date of death
is listed in some sources as January 10, 1945.

Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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