John Woodrow Griffitts was the son of George Alexander Griffits and Hiley Jane Griffitts. Husband of Iva Jean Fortner and father of George Alexander Griffits.

He served on the U.S.S. Rall (DE-304). He was initially buried at Okinawa 96 Cemetery, Ryukyu Retto. He is buried at Honolulu, Plot E, Grave 57

  • Rank: Seaman First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 November 1912
  • Date of death: 12 April 1945
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Maryville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Rall (DE-304)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Top Panel
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