John Joseph Angle was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Charles James Angle and Virginia (Jennie) Hightower. He married Jacqueline Ruth Wooten in 1938. He was a graduate of Knoxville High School and was a director of an orchestra. Before entering service Angle was an employe of the Southern Railway. He also was a musician and member of Broadway Baptist Church.

He served on the USS Achilles (ARL-41) and was killed in action at San Pedro Bay, Philippine Islands. He is buried at Manila American Cemetery on the Philippines, Plot F, Row 2, Grave 23

  • Rank: Shipfitter Third Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 March 1915
  • Date of death: 12 November 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Achilles (ARL-41)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Bruce Guyton

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