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Y2C Howard Leonard Dedrick

Y2C Howard Leonard Dedrick

Birth
Death 5 May 1944
At Sea
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 56289122 · View Source
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Brother of Mrs. Marvel May Heinrichs who resided in the District Of Columbia.

Howard served as a Yeoman Second Class, U.S.S. Fechteler (DE-157), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war. His name here shows "Maryland".

Howard was declared "Missing In Action" when the Fechteler was torpedoed by German U-967 in the Western Mediterranean Sea and sank during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 1308085


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56289122
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Y2C Howard Leonard Dedrick (unknown–5 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56289122, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .