Friday, October 15, 2010

Elmer Ellsworth Gwinn, Jr.


On Eternal Patrol - Lost Submariners of World War II


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Elmer Ellsworth Gwinn, Jr.
Rank/Rate Electrician's Mate, Third Class
Service Number 03372775
Birth Date November 15, 1921
From Champaign, Illinois
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Kete (SS-369)
Loss Date March 20, 1945
Location Between 29-38N 130-02E and Midway
Circumstances Lost at sea, cause unknown

Elmer was born in Nashville, Tennessee, son of Elmer Ellsworth and Janice Gwinn.