Paul Benton Vaughn, Jr. served in WWII as a Coxswain on the submarine USS Tang (SS-306). The submarine was in the Formosa Straight near Turnabout Island when it was sunk by circular run of its own torpedo. 78 men died.
Father – Paul Benton Vaughn, Sr.
Mother – Claudia Macele Sherrill

  • Rank: Coxswain
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 January 1925
  • Date of death: 25 October 1944
  • County: Loudon
  • Hometown: Lenoir City
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Tang (SS-306)
  • 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
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