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John Edmond Upton Jr.

Birth
Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death
1 Jan 1943 (aged 25)
At Sea
Burial
Buried or Lost at Sea
Memorial ID
242379184 View Source
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John served as a Ordinary Seaman, S.S. Arthur Middleton, U.S Merchant Marine, during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore, Maryland prior to the war.

The Arthur Middletown was hit by two torpedos from German submarine U-73 and exploed within 17 minutes off the coast of Casablanca during the war.

" 78 " out of the 81 on board lost their lives.

John was declared "Missing In Action" in this sinking during the war.

He was awarded the Mariner's Combat Bar with a Star.

John married Anna in 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland. They also had a son named John Edmond Upton, III ( 1938 - 2010 )

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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John served as a Ordinary Seaman, S.S. Arthur Middleton, U.S Merchant Marine, during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore, Maryland prior to the war.

The Arthur Middletown was hit by two torpedos from German submarine U-73 and exploed within 17 minutes off the coast of Casablanca during the war.

" 78 " out of the 81 on board lost their lives.

John was declared "Missing In Action" in this sinking during the war.

He was awarded the Mariner's Combat Bar with a Star.

John married Anna in 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland. They also had a son named John Edmond Upton, III ( 1938 - 2010 )

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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