Thomas Lee Merriman served on the U.S.S. Vincennes (VCS-7)
The USS Vincennes was sunk on 9 August 1942 off Tulagi Harbor in the Solomons. Thomas Merriman was officially declared dead on 10 August 1943.
He is memorialized at the Manila American Cemetery, Philippines
Father: Mr. Claude Hillis Merriman, Dunlap, TN