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PO Joseph Cross

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PO Joseph Cross

  • Birth 4 Oct 1920
  • Death 5 Jun 1968 At Sea
  • Burial Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot SECTION MA SITE 4
  • Memorial ID 103282004

SD1 US NAVY
WORLD WAR II

Rank/Rate Steward, First Class
Birth Date October 4, 1920
From Maringouin, Louisiana
Decorations Bronze Star with combat "V"
Submarine USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Loss Date May 22, 1968
Location Approximately 400 miles southwest of the Azores
Circumstances There is still no incontrovertible proof of the exact cause
or causes of Scorpion's loss.
Remarks Joseph received the Bronze Star during World War II while serving aboard USS Halibut (SS-232).


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Steve Centner
  • Added: 8 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103282004
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PO Joseph Cross (4 Oct 1920–5 Jun 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103282004, citing Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .