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S2 Winter Payne Bell

Birth
Death 13 Nov 1942
At Sea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 56774740 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until November 14, 1943, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

Son of Daniel Pover Bell who resided in the District Of Columbia.

Winter served as a Seaman Second Class, U.S.S. Barton (DD-599), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

Winter was declared "Missing In Action" when the Barton was sunk by Japanese destroyer Amatsukaze in the Battle of Guadalcanal during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 6030307

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )


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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56774740
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for S2 Winter Payne Bell (unknown–13 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56774740, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .