03 Walter Ross Tolson, Fountain City, Tennessee

03 Walter Ross Tolson, Fountain City, Tennessee

Walter Ross Tolson

Walter Ross Tolson
Walter Ross Tolson In Uniform

Rank/Rate: Seaman, First Class

Service Number: 295 01 60

Birth Date: *

From: Fountain City, Tennessee

Decorations:   None

Submarine: USS S-4 (SS-109)

Loss Date: December 17, 1927

Location: Off Provincetown, Massachusetts

Circumstances: Sank after collision with USCG Paulding

Remarks: *Information needed. Photo courtesy of Perry Barker via Art Barker.

NavSource,  Submarine Photo Archive for the USS S-4 (SS-109)

Click here for a list of men lost on the USS S-4 (SS-109)

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

Perpetuating the memories of submariners who didn’t come home

Chairman: Mike Anderson (SK2(SS)USN) | President: Patrick Ryan (YNC(SS), LCDR USN)

The TSMA is a nonprofit memorial association registered as a 501(c) tax exempt organization and is registered with the Tennessee Secretary of State to receive charitable donations. Please make the TSMA one of the charities that you support.  You can make a donation here or send a check made to: Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association, c/o 309 Church Street, #107, Nashville, TN 37201.

Here’s our nonprofit (501(c)3) designation letter [link] Here’s our State of Tennessee registration to solicit charitable donations [link]

Thank you for your help commemorating the Tennesseans who gave their lives as American Submariners in the service of the United States Navy.

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