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Julian Leroy Pitts, Jr.

USNR (157076). American

Died  29 May 1944

Roster information listed for Julian Leroy Pitts, Jr.

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
USS Block Island (CVE 21)Escort carrierLieutenant (junior grade)29 May 1944 (+)U-549 (1)

Personal information

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Julian L. Pitts, of Conroe, TX. Pilot of a Wildcat fighter from VC-55, vectored to the Canary Islands after USS Block Island was torpedoed and lost after ditching his plane at night after running out of fuel.

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