07 Ray Hunter, Born Memphis, Tennessee

07 Ray Hunter, Born Memphis, Tennessee

Ray Hunter

Ray Hunter
Ray Hunter

Rank/Rate:   Seaman, Second Class

Service Number:   668 73 86

Birth Date:   February 26, 1925

From:   Hayti, Missouri

Decorations:   Purple Heart

Submarine:   USS Argonaut (SS-166)

Loss Date:   January 10, 1943

Location:   Near Rabaul (05° 155’N, 153° 50’E)

Circumstances:   Sunk by surface attack and depth charges

Remarks:   Ray was born in Memphis, Tennessee.  Photo and information courtesy of Jim and Benita Schumacher.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

NavSource,  Submarine Photo Archive for the USS ARGONAUT (SS-166)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Argonaut (SS-166)

Find a Grave Memorial: S2 Ray Hunter (Manila American Cemetery and Memorial)

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

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