Jules Jerome Sims
He served on the U.S.S. Tide (AM125) and was transferred to the U.S.S. Threat (AM124) on 11 April 1944.
Memorialized at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Mother: Mrs. Lucille Sims Miller, 1604 Vine Street, Chattanooga
On 5 June 1944 the U.S.S. Staff (Flag), U.S.S. Raven, U.S.S. Osprey, U.S.S. Auk, U.S.S. Broadbill, U.S.S. Chickadee, U.S.S. Threat, U.S.S. Nuthatch, U.S.S. Pheasant, U.S.S. Swift, U.S.S. Tide and HMS-M/L 116 got underway at 0600B, from Tor Bay, Devon, England and proceeded in accordance with reference to carry out its assignment for the invasion plan in Normandy, France.
The U.S.S. Threat took part in Operation Neptune and witnessed the sinking by mines of Glennon, Tide and Rich on 7 June.