Wendell Turmon Moffitt was a signalman on the USS Lexington CV-16. He was killed at Tarawa, buried at sea 5 November 1944. The aircraft carrier USS Lexington was badly damaged by Kamikaze attacks off Luzon.

Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery, the Philippines.

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Hascal Bouldin Moffitt, 201 12 Frazier Avenue, Chattanooga

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