We Salute You: John Thomas Oppelt

WNYT Staff
Updated: June 10, 2020 04:53 PM
Created: June 10, 2020 05:00 AM

NewsChannel 13 salutes John Thomas Oppelt of Port Jervis, with family in Schenectady.

He was a Chief Radioman in the Navy.


He was tragically killed in 1944 when his ship collided with another ship in Nova Scotia - during heavy fog.

He was just 22 years old.

Thank you for your service.

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