43 George Clemont Wallis, Jackson, Tennessee

43 George Clemont Wallis, Jackson, Tennessee

George Clemont Wallis

George Clemont Wallis
George Clemont Wallis

Rank/Rate:    Signalman, Third Class

Service Number:    640 51 41

Birth Date:    May 25, 1923

From:    Jackson, Tennessee

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Tullibee (SS-284)

Loss Date:    March 26, 1944

Location:    North of Pelews

Circumstances:    Sunk by circular run of own torpedo

Remarks:     Photo courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer. Information courtesy of David S Wallis, 2nd cousin.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS TULLIBEE (SS-284)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Tullibee (SS-284)

Find a Grave Memorial: George Clemont Wallis (Manila American Cemetery and Memorial). George Wallis has a Cenotaph at the family plot at Highlands Memorial Gardens in Jackson, Tennessee.

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