37 Hollis Fields Bell, Oneida, Tennessee

37 Hollis Fields Bell, Oneida, Tennessee

Hollis Fields Bell

Hollis Fields Bell
Hollis Fields Bell

Rank/Rate:    Seaman, First Class

Service Number:    640 43 50

Birth Date:    January 11, 1920

From:    Oneida, Tennessee

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Scorpion (SS-278)

Loss Date:    February 1, 1944

Location:    East China Sea or Yellow Sea

Circumstances:    Lost at sea, cause unknown

Remarks:    Some sources list Hollis’ birth date as November 22, 1923.  Photo and information courtesy of Paul Roy.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS SCORPION (SS-278)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Scorpion (SS-278)

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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.

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

Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

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