27 James Thomas Stephenson Jr, Wartrace, Tennessee

27 James Thomas Stephenson Jr, Wartrace, Tennessee

James Thomas Stephenson, Jr.

James Thomas Stephenson Jr.
James Thomas Stephenson Jr.

Rank/Rate:    Lieutenant

Service Number:    O-123556

Birth Date:    January 4, 1919

From:    Wartrace, Tennessee

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS S-44 (SS-155)

Loss Date:    October 7, 1943

Location:    Off Paramushiru, Northern Kuriles

Circumstances:    Sunk by Japanese destroyer

Remarks:      Photo courtesy of Doug Bewall, RMCM USN Ret.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS S-44 (SS-155)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS S-44 (SS-155)

Find a Grave Memorial: Lt James Thomas Stephenson (Honolulu Memorial). James Stephenson has a cenotaph at the family plot of Hollywood Cemetery in Wartrace, Tennessee.

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Perpetuating the memories of submariners who didn’t come home

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

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