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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