Charles Cochran Kirkpatrick

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
San Angelo, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A LIEUTENANT COMMANDER AND COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE USS TRITON (SS-201) IN ACTIONS AGAINST ENEMY FORCES IN THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC THEATER OF OPERATIONS AND SANK MANY ENEMY SHIPS. AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS, AND THE NAVY CROSS WITH TWO GOLD STARS.