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William Henry Gibson

William Henry Gibson

Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Ship's Cook, First Class
Service Number 664 21 88
Birth Date January 28, 1923
From Zillah, Washington
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

William was born in Ellensburg, Washington.

Some sources list his birth date as January 28, 1922.

Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer and Bill Bower.

 

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