James Edward Medley
Mother: Mrs. Ella Marie Warwick, 306 8th Avenue, Fountain City, Knoxville
Seaman Medley was a member of the Naval Armed Guard shipped aboard the freighter Jack. On 31 May 1942 while in transit through the Caribbean, the Jack was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U 155 about 100 miles southewst of Haiti. Three of the nine-man armed guard were lost. The others were rescued by the U.S. submarine Grunion.
Memorialized at the East Coast Memorial, New York, NY