George Edwin Skeggs
Shipped aboard freighter Thomas Sinnickson as a member of the Naval Armed Guard. While In transit across the South Atlantic, the Sinnickson was torpedoed and sunk on 7 July 1943. The only loss was George E. Skeggs. He was officially decleared dead on 8 July 1944.
Memorialized at the East Coast Memorial, New York, NY.
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Preston Skeggs, Trailer City, Oak Ridge, TN
- Rank: Seaman First Class
- Date of death: 7 July 1943
- County: Anderson
- Hometown: Oak Ridge
- Service Branch: Navy
- Division/Assignment: S.S. Thomas Sinnickson
- Theater: South Atlantic
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: East Coast Memorial, New York
- Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Top Panel
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