45 Earl Anderson Webster Jr, Born Knoxville, Tennessee

45 Earl Anderson Webster Jr, Born Knoxville, Tennessee

Earle Anderson Webster, Jr.

Earl Anderson Webster Jr.
Earl Anderson Webster Jr.

Rank/Rate:    Fireman, First Class

Service Number:    256 45 58

Birth Date:    January 9, 1925

From:    Washington, D. C.

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Gudgeon (SS-211)

Loss Date:    April 18, 1944

Location:    Off Iwo Jima

Circumstances:    Probably sunk by air attack

Remarks:    Earle was born in Knoxville, Tennessee.   Photo courtesy of Mary Mihovich. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS GUDGEON (SS-211)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Gudgeon (SS-211)

Find a Grave Memorial: F1 Earle Anderson Webster Jr (Honolulu Memorial). Earle Webster has a cenotaph at Arlington National Cemetery, along with the graves of his parents, Pvt Earle and Elizabeth Webster.

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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)

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