Ens John Martin Howard

Ens John Martin Howard

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Jun 1942 (aged 24)
Suffolk, England
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Memorial ID 56290840 · View Source
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John was an Ensign in the United States Naval Reserve~ Service #: O-096143.

He is commemorated on the Tablets of the Missing though in fact he was Buried At Sea.

He died on hazardous duty along with Lieut-Commander Roy Berryman Edwards D S O of the British Royal Navy [H.M.S. Watchful]. They were killed at Corton Sands near Lowestoft while attempting to render safe a German GT moored mine. Both are commemorated on a special memorial in the minster church [St Nicholas] of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

He entered the service from Pennsylvania


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Gravesite Details Entered the service from Pennsylvania.

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56290840
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens John Martin Howard (20 Aug 1917–11 Jun 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56290840, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .