40 John Anderson Moore, Memphis, Tennessee

40 John Anderson Moore, Memphis, Tennessee

John Anderson Moore

John Anderson Moore
John Anderson Moore

Rank/Rate:    Commander (Commanding Officer)

Service Number:    O-071323

Birth Date:    January 12, 1910

From:    Memphis, Tennessee

Decorations:    Navy Cross with 2 Gold Stars, Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Grayback (SS-208)

Loss Date:    February 26, 1944

Location:    Near 25° 47’N x 128° 45’E, S. of Okinawa

Circumstances:    Sunk by air attack

Remarks:    John was born in Brownwood, Texas.

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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.

Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

c/o 309 Church Street, #107 Nashville, TN 37201