41 Robert Luther Hughes, Winchester, Tennessee

41 Robert Luther Hughes, Winchester, Tennessee

Robert Luther Hughes

Robert Luther Hughes
Robert Luther Hughes

Rank/Rate:    Chief Electrician’s Mate

Service Number:    295 31 20

Birth Date:    June 18, 1915

From:    Winchester, Tennessee

Decorations:    Army Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Trout (SS-202)

Loss Date:    February 29, 1944

Location:    22° 40’N x 131°45′ E in Philippines Basin

Circumstances:    Probably sunk by depth charge attack

Remarks:     Photo courtesy of Alan Syler.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS TROUT (SS-202)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Trout (SS-202)

Find a Grave Memorial: EMC Robert Luther Hughes (Honolulu Memorial)

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

Perpetuating the memories of submariners who didn’t come home

Chairman: Mike Anderson (SK2(SS)USN) | President: Patrick Ryan (YNC(SS), LCDR USN)

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