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 Warren Leroy Redlund

Warren Leroy Redlund

Birth
Death 11 Feb 1945
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 171037434 · View Source
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Son of Edward Redlund who resided in Hartford, Connecticut.

Warren served as a Seaman First Class, U.S.S. LST-577, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Hartford County, Connecticut prior to the war.

LST-577 was hit by a torpedo fired from Japanese submarine RO-50 off the eastern coast of Mindanao causing the ship to brake into two and caused the aft section to sink immediately during the war. Lost aboard were 100 U.S. Army passengers and 66 of the ship's crew, including:
Captain Lt. Carl H. Stahl

Warren was declared "Missing In Action" in this sinking.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 6432863

U.S.S. LST-577 received two Battle Stars for her World War Two service.

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Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!

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Inscription

S1C, US NAVY WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 9 Oct 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 171037434
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Warren Leroy Redlund (unknown–11 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 171037434, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .