Joseph Geren Rowden

Joseph Rowden served on the U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA-35). The Indianapolis on 30 July 1945 was en route from Guam to Leyte Gulf. After delivering the components for the atomic bomb to Tinian Island, his ship was torpedoed and sunk July 30, 1945. He was lost at sea along with 879 fellow crewmen.

Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery, Philippines

Wife: Mrs. Margaret Eaves Rowden, Rt 3, Athens, TN

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