54 Edgar Walker Hudson, Nashville, Tennessee

54 Edgar Walker Hudson, Nashville, Tennessee

Edgar Walker Hudson

Edgar Walker Hudson
Edgar Walker Hudson

Rank/Rate:    Chief Motor Machinist’s Mate

Service Number:    295 24 90

Birth Date:    June 11, 1916

From:    Nashville, Tennessee

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Flier (SS-250)

Loss Date:    August 13, 1944

Location:    In Balabac Strait near Mantangule Island

Circumstances:    Sunk by a mine

Remarks:    Edgar was born in Dickson, Tennessee.  Edgar survived the sinking of the vessel, but was not rescued.  Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS FLIER (SS-250)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Flier (SS-250)

Find a Grave Memorial: Edgar Walker Hudson (Manila American Cemetery and Memorial)

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

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Chairman: Mike Anderson (SK2(SS)USN) | President: Patrick Ryan (YNC(SS), LCDR USN)

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