68 Andrew Jordan Carter, Born Memphis, Tennessee

68 Andrew Jordan Carter, Born Memphis, Tennessee

Andrew Jordan Carter

*Photo Needed

Rank/Rate:    Steward’s Mate, First Class

Service Number:    810 84 23

Birth Date:    November 29, 1923

From:    New York, New York

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Trigger (SS-237)

Loss Date:    March 28, 1945

Location:    In area 32° 16’N to 30° 40’N by 132° 05’E to 127° 50’E

Circumstances:    Probably sunk by air and surface attack

Remarks:    Andrew was born in Memphis, Tennessee.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

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

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