Jack Thornloe Shirley
Born about 1920
Attended Central High School in Knoxville
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Shirley, Edgefield Drive, Fountain City, Knoxville

Served aboard the USS McKean (APD-5). The USS McKean was sunk by Japanese planes off the northern tip of Bougainville Island, Marianas Islands on 17 November 1943. Jack Shirley was officially declared dead on 18 November 1944. He is memorialized at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines

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