66 Ernest Lynn Ross, Chattanooga, Tennessee

66 Ernest Lynn Ross, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Ernest Lynn Ross

Ernest Lynn Ross
Ernest Lynn Ross

Rank/Rate:    Seaman, First Class

Service Number:    641 49 69

Birth Date:    July 22, 1925

From:    Chattanooga, Tennessee

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Barbel (SS-316)

Loss Date:    February 4, 1945

Location:    Approximately 7° 49.5′ N x 116° 47.5′ E

Circumstances:    Sunk by air attack

Remarks:    Ernest was born in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Photo and information courtesy of Fred R. Sherrer, nephew.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS BARBEL (SS-316)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Barbel (SS-316)

Find a Grave Memorial: S1 Ernest Lynn Ross (Manila American Cemetery and Memorial)

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