ITEM: USS FLETCHER
DD-445 COMBAT ACTION REPORT
Date: 14 February, 1945.
Place: U.S.S. Fletcher (DD 445)
Cause: Shrapnel from shell which struck ship.
Homer Lutral, #864 35 25, S1c, USN-M
Diagnosis: WOUNDS, MULTIPLE, abdomen, lt. thigh
and rt. calf, #2564.
Disposition: Transferred to U.S.S. LST 777.
died of his wounds on February 22, 1945.)