John Frederick Whillock

Served on the U.S.S. LST 469. He was killed in action and buried at sea.

Awarded the Purple Heart
-Born about 1922
-Attended Rule High School in Knoxville
-Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
-Parents: John C. and Melva Whillock
-Siblings: Edith L. Whillock, Mildred E. Whillock, and Charlotte Whillock

  • Rank: Fireman Second Class
  • Date of death: 16 June 1943
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS LST 469
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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