Fred Walden Tittsworth

Shipped aboard The Liberty Ship, SS John Winthrop, as a member of the Naval Armed Guard. The John Winthrop vanished in transit across the North Atlantic during the war. Post war records from Germany showed that she was torpedoed and sunk on 24 September 1942. Lost in the action Crew 39, Armed Guard 13. Officially declared dead October 5, 1943.

Memorialized at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. James F. Tittsworth, 5312 Oakdale Avenue, Chattanooga

  • Rank: Seaman First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 July 1924
  • Date of death: 4 October 1942
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: SS John Winthrop
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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