F2 Granville Lee Rumble

F2 Granville Lee Rumble

Maryland, USA
Death 7 Apr 1945 (aged 19)
At Sea
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

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Son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lee Rumble.

Granville served as a Fireman, Second Class, Minesweeper USS YMS-427, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore, Maryland prior to the war.

Granville was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 8272083

From U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, for Granville Lee Rumble 30 Apr 1945 Line 11,
RUMBLE, Granville Lee, Service #8272083, Rating: F2C, KIA 7 Apr 1945,
Killed in Nakagusuku Bay, Okinawa, as a result of shrapnel wounds received by direct hit on ship from enemy shore battery.
Disposition: Buried at Sea 8 Apr 1945
On April 7th 1945 while sweeping mines in the Company with USS YMS-1, USS YMS-103, USS YMS-92, and USS YMS-299 east of Okinawa Jima, Rykya. At 1654 a Japanese shore battery opened fire on this vessel. At 1657 we took a shell hit on the after part 50 caliber machine gun causing fatal injuries to F2/c Granville Lee Rumble 827 20 83, V-6 SW USNR. On April 8th, 1945 Captain Lt. Thomas C. Davies, Chaplain, USN 259405, and officers and members of the crew of this vessel conducted a burial ceremony at sea in the accordance with NavPers 15,046. At 1738 the bodies of 3 crew members (one Granville Lee Rumble, F2/c,) were committed to the deep. Latitude 26 Degrees 07' 45" north, Longitude 127 degrees 18' 45" east.

(Report supplied by Debbie & Bruce Almeida)

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Maryland.
  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for F2 Granville Lee Rumble (Jul 1925–7 Apr 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56121085, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .