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SERV_NO: 6319952
LNAME: RUDDELL
FNAME: ADLER
MNAME: EARL
SFX:  
RANK_Posthumous: AL3
LOSS_DATE: 6/8/1952
Status per Govt: KIA
Should be Status:  
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Returning from combat weather recce mission, crashed at sea, wreckage, oil slick observed, cause unknown, extensive SAR effort (destroyer and helo)
EVIDENCE_ALIVE:  
EVIDENCE_DEAD:  
COMMENT1:  
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY: INDEPENDENCE
STATE: AR
BIRTH_DATE: 10/13/1931
NICKNAME:  
RACE:  
HEIGHT:  
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ID_MARKS:  
CASE: A785
KWALD_COMMENT:  
CREW_STATUS: Lt Richard E. Garver, AL3 Adler E. Ruddell, USN, KIA/BNR
SERVICE: USN
DIV_or_GRP: USS PRINCETON
RGT_or_WNG: VC-35
BN_or_SQ:  
CO_or_BTRY:  
VEHICLE: AD-4NL
VEH_ID: 124744
DEATH_DATE:  
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LIST_125:  
LIST_71:  
Nielsen_Henderson:  
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Moo_Hak_School:  
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WITH: VC-35
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KWALD: 2245
GRAVE:  
Birth_YR: 1931
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