|Death: ||Oct. 29, 1942|
U-Boat Attack in the North Atlantic
October 29, 1942
The tanker SS Gurney E. Newlin was torpedoed by U-436 in the North Atlantic while in convoy to Manchester, England. Three were killed in the initial attack, however 45 lost their lives when the rescue ship, SS Bic Island was torpedoed the following night.
Seaman First Class William P Ballard, USN, is listed as one of the 48 men who were lost.
Award: Purple Heart
William Pendleton Ballard (1891 - 1947)
Mary Stuart Ballard Nollette (1897 - 1972)
Note: Entered the service from Texas.
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
South Cambridgeshire District
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Maintained by: svanwyk
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56287540
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