Carl John Strong

Strong, Carl John- 47, Chief Machinist’s Mate, U.S. Naval Reserve Knoxville address 257 Sims Road died of pneumonia 3:15 p.m. February 27th at Norfolk Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va. He was formerly employed at the Aluminum Company , Alcoa. Burial in National Cemetery, Knoxville. Funeral arrangements later. – The Knoxville News Sentinel, February 28, 1944

Strong, Carl John- 47, Chief Machinist’s Mate, U.S. Naval Reserve, died 3:15 a.m. Sunday at Norfolk, Virginia, Naval Hospital. He was at Camp Perry, Virginia, and was with the Seebees from October 12, 1943 until his death. Member of Oriental Lodge No 453, F & A.M. He was a former employee of the Aluminum Company of America at Alcoa. Body arrived over the Southern Railway 6:30 a.m. today. Funeral 3 p.m. Thursday at Rose Chapel, Rev. Steven Grigsby officiating. Interment in National Cemetery. –Knoxville News-Sentinel, March 2, 1944
Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery on March 2, 1944 (Section D,
Plot 1028-A)

  • Rank: Chief Machinist Mate
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 October 1896
  • Date of death: 27 February 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Bottom Panel
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