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Otter, Bethel Veech

Date of birth:
September 12th, 1914 (Louisville/Kentucky, United States)
Date of death:
May 6th, 1942 (Corregidor, South Pacific)
Nationality:
American

Biography

Lieutenant on board of USS Canopus (AS-9). Killed while charging a Japanese machinegun nest.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
USS Canopus (AS-9)
Navy Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
USS Canopus (AS-9)
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
USS Canopus (AS-9)
Purple Heart

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