Thomas Lee Merriman served on the U.S.S. Vincennes (VCS-7)

The USS Vincennes was sunk on 9 August 1942 off Tulagi Harbor in the Solomons. Thomas Merriman was officially declared dead on 10 August 1943.
He is memorialized at the Manila American Cemetery, Philippines
Father: Mr. Claude Hillis Merriman, Dunlap, TN

  • Rank: Seaman First Class
  • Date of death: 9 August 1942
  • County: Sequatchie
  • Hometown: Dunlap
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Vincennes (VCS-7)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Middle Panel
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