Waymon Luther Pope
Born 20 April 1925
Died 24 August 1944

U.S. Naval Reserve

Served on the U.S.S. Prince Georges (AK224). On 24 August 1944 he fell from staging to the floor of the drydock. His remains were taken to USNH, Navy #10 for disposition. He was returned from Oahu Halawa Hawaiian Islands in 1947. Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Y, 257.

Parents: Mr.and Mrs. Henry Newt, Jasper, TN

  • Rank: Seaman Second Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 April 1925
  • Date of death: 24 August 1944
  • County: Marion
  • Hometown: Jasper
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Prince Georges (AK-224)
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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