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Charles Howard Whitlock

Home of record: Alabama
Status: POW


Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

Chief Electrician's Mate Charles Howard Whitlock (NSN: 2719510), United States Navy, was captured by the Japanese after his submarine the USS GRENADIER (SS-210) was sunk on 22 April 1943, and was held as a Prisoner of War until his return to U.S. Military Control in August 1945.

General Orders: NARA Database: Records of World War II Prisoners of War, created, 1942 - 1947

Action Date: April 22, 1943 - August 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Chief Electrician's Mate

Division: Prisoner of War (Japan)