62 Walter Madden Gregory, Nashville, Tennessee

62 Walter Madden Gregory, Nashville, Tennessee

Walter Madden Gregory


Walter Madden Gregory
Walter Madden Gregory

Rank/Rate:    Lieutenant, Junior Grade

Service Number:    O-229250

Birth Date:    October 17, 1918

From:    Nashville, Tennessee

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Growler (SS-215)

Loss Date:    November 8, 1944

Location:    South China Sea

Circumstances:    Probably sunk by depth charge attack

Remarks:    Walter was born in Eaton, Colorado.  Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS GROWLER (SS-215)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Growler (SS-215)

Find a Grave Memorial: LTjg Walter Madden Gregory (Manila American Cemetery and Memorial). Walter Gregory has a cenotaph in the family plot in Eaton Cemetery in Eaton, Colorado.

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