Harold Lloyd Rose
Born about 1925
Served aboard the USS Sims
Rose died in the Battle of the Coral Sea when a Japanese dive-bomber attacked and sank the destroyer U.S.S. Sims on May 7, 1942. Only 15 of the 252 men aboard the USS Sims died.
Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines

Parents: Charles and Lula Rose
Siblings: Luther N. Rose, Alicia Lillien Rose, Nellie Mae Rose, and Alma Louise Rose

  • Rank: Apprentice Seaman
  • Date of death: 7 May 1942
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Sims (DD-409)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Coral Sea
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Warren Cleveland

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