James Philip Mynatt was killed when struck by an airplane and was initially buried at Okinawa, 1st Marine Division Cemetery, Ryukyu Retto. Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery on February 23, 1949 (Section B, Plot 5874)

He was the son of  James Parnick Mynatt and Mae Ellen Preston. Brother of  Lou Ella Mynatt Clyde Eugene Mynatt and Joyce Preston Mynatt.

  • Rank: Hospital Apprentice First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 November 1926
  • Date of death: 13 April 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: Second Marine Air Wing, Squadron 323
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Okinawa
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Middle Panel
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