William Lenoir Kizer

Kizer was shipped aboard the tanker David McKelvey. While in transit in the Gulf of Mexico, the ship was torpedoed and was a total loss. KIA Crew 16, AG 1.

William Kizer was lost at sea. He is memorialized at Westview Cemetery, Sweetwater, TN.

  • Rank: Steward
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 May 1897
  • Date of death: 13 May 1942
  • County: Monroe
  • Hometown: Sweetwater
  • Service Branch: Merchant Marines
  • Division/Assignment: SS David McKelvey
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: West View Cemetery, Sweetwater, Monroe County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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