|Death: ||Nov. 13, 1942, At Sea|
Son of Russell Martin.
Vernon served as a Gunner's Mate, Second Class, USS Sterett (DD-407), U.S. Navy during World War II.
He resided in Baltimore, Maryland prior to the war. He enlisted in the Navy in April, 1939 prior to the war.
He was declared "Missing In Action" when the Sterett was attacked by Japanese battleship Hiei during the Battle of Guadalcanal. He was awarded as Purple Heart.
Service # 2582292
Russell Martin (1901 - 1955)
Pearl Martin Johnston (1901 - 1983)
Note: Entered the service from Maryland.
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56773438