Thomas (Tommy) Lee Turner
Died 18 August 1943
Officially declared dead on 19 August 1944
Memorialized at the Honolulu, HI Memorial; he also has a memorial stone in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Pomona (Cumberland County), TN.

Tommy Turner was aboard the U.S.S. Abner Reed and was killed August 18, 1943 when the ship hit a mine in the Bering Sea off the Aleutian Islands.

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. George Martin Turner, Rt 1 Box 160, Crossville, TN


  • Rank: Seaman Second Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 January 1925
  • Date of death: 18 August 1943
  • County: Cumberland
  • Hometown: Crossville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Abner Reed
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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