85 Herbert Wayne Grizzard, Nashville, Tennessee

85 Herbert Wayne Grizzard, Nashville, Tennessee

Herbert Wayne Grizzard

Herbert Wayne Grizzard
Herbert Wayne Grizzard

Rank/Rate:    Machinist’s Mate, First Class

Service Number:    295 24 23

Birth Date:    April 24, 1917

From:    Nashville, Tennessee

Decorations:    Silver Star, Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal

Ship:    USS Pigeon (ASR-6)

Date of Death:    December 7, 1944

Location:    Prisoner of War Camp, Mukden, China

Circumstances:    Killed in a B-29 air raid on the camp

Remarks:    While serving on PT-32, Herbert received the Silver Star for his participation in the transfer of Gen. Douglas MacArthur from the Philippines to Australia.  Photo and information courtesy of Steve Schmoldt.

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

Perpetuating the memories of submariners who didn’t come home

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

The TSMA is a nonprofit memorial association registered as a 501(c) tax exempt organization and is registered with the Tennessee Secretary of State to receive charitable donations. Please make the TSMA one of the charities that you support.  You can make a donation here or send a check made to: Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association, c/o 309 Church Street, #107, Nashville, TN 37201.

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Thank you for your help commemorating the Tennesseans who gave their lives as American Submariners in the service of the United States Navy.

Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

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