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TM2 Wilfred Clement Dubois

TM2 Wilfred Clement Dubois

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 13 Oct 1943
At Sea
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 56246691 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until October 14, 1944, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

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Son of Lydia Dubois.

Wilfred served as a Torpedoman's Mate, Second Class, U.S.S. Bristol (DD-453), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

The Bristol, while escorting a convoy to Oran, Algeria, was struck on the port side at the forward engine room by a single torpedo from U-boat U-371 commanded by Waldemar Mehl. The Bristol was broken in half by the single explosion and sank. The Bristol suffered the loss of 52 of her crew.

Wilfred was declared "Missing In Action" in this attack.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 6069713

The Bristol received three battle stars for her World War II service.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56246691
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TM2 Wilfred Clement Dubois (unknown–13 Oct 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56246691, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .