Dave Edd Williamson
Died 17 November 1943
Officially declared dead on 18 November 1944

Served on the U.S.S. McKean (APD-5). The U.S.S. McKean was torpedoed and sunk off Bougainville at 0350, November 17, 1943.

Awarded the Purple Heart

-Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
-Wife: Mrs. Marion Leah Williamson, 2512 Lawson Street, Knoxville

  • Rank: Motor Machinists Mate First Class
  • Date of death: 18 November 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS McKean (APD-5)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Jim Henkel

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