Joe Louis McGhee was the son of Dallas McGhee and Alberta Unk. Brother of Beatrice McGhee, Annie M. McGhee, Gene M. McGhee, George M. McGhee, and Debra McGhee.

He served on the U.S.S. Shackle (ARS-9). He drowned at San Francisco on 19 February 1944. His body was not recovered.

  • Rank: Cook Third Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 December 1918
  • Date of death: 19 February 1944
  • County: Blount
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Shackle (ARS-9)
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Maple Grove Cemetery, Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Bottom Panel
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