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K-0109 - Paul T. Wines

Born June 5, 1920 in Milwaukee, WI
Majoring in Printing
Class of 1942
Scouting: 2nd Class in Ridgewood-Glen Rock Council, NJ
Other activities: Delta Skull, Student Council, Band - Drum Major, Dorm Council - President, Beta Theta Pi
Initiated February 16, 1940
Passed away October 25, 1944
Joined the United States Naval Reserve and entered service on March 28, 1942. Rose in rank to Lieutenant Junior Grade. Served aboard the submarine USS Tang in the Formosa Straits near the Philippines in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations. Received or qualified for the World War II Victory Medal, the Honorable Service Lapel Button world War II, the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal eith One Bronze Service Star, the Silver Star, and the Purple Heart. Killed in action on the night of October 24, 1944. Remembered on the Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines.
The submarine USS Tang (SS-306) was commanded by Lieutenant Commander (later Rear Admiral and Medal of Honor recipient) Richard H. O'Kane. Tang was sunk on October 24, 1944 off of Formosa by one of her own torpedoes and at the end of the most successful patrol ever made by a United States submarine.
The Spring, 2003 Pledge class was named in his memory.

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