William Peet Hemphill, Jr.
Born 22 September 1913
Memorialized at the Honolulu Memorial, HI.

Submarine USS Corvina SS-226
Loss at sea November 16, 1943
Location Just south of Truk
Probably sunk by Japanese submarine I-176

  • Rank: Radioman First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 September 1913
  • Date of death: 16 November 1943
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Corvina SS-226
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Bottom Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor William P. Hemphill Jr.

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.

Submit more information on this veteran →