47 George Donald Hendley, Born Sewanee Tennessee

47 George Donald Hendley, Born Sewanee Tennessee

George Donald Hendley

George Donald Hendley
George Donald Hendley

Rank/Rate:    Electrician’s Mate, First Class

Service Number:    295 92 52

Birth Date:    February 4, 1921

From:    Akron, Ohio

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Golet (SS-361)

Loss Date:    June 14, 1944

Location:    Near 41° 04’N x 141° 30’E

Circumstances:    Probably sunk by depth charge attack

Remarks:    George was born in Sewanee, Tennessee.  Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

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