56 Lannie Tolbert Mills Jr, Born Clarksville, Tennessee

56 Lannie Tolbert Mills Jr, Born Clarksville, Tennessee

Lannie Tolbert Mills, Jr.

*Photo Needed

Rank/Rate:    Fireman, First Class

Service Number:    829 83 31

Birth Date:    September 27, 1923

From:    Mt. Airy, North Carolina

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Seawolf (SS-197)

Loss Date:    October 3, 1944

Location:    Between the Philippines and Indonesia

Circumstances:    Sunk in error by USS Rowell

Remarks:    Lannie was born in Clarksville, Tennessee.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

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On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Seawolf (SS-197)

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

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