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MoMM1 Herman Elroy Pettigrew, Jr

MoMM1 Herman Elroy Pettigrew, Jr

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death Dec 1943
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 56790358 · View Source
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Husband of Helen Gertrude Pettigrew.

Herman served as a Motor Machinist's Mate, First Class, USS Capelin (SS-289), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Rockingham County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

Herman was declared "Missing In Action" when the Capelin went missing north of Sulawesi and it was believed she hit a mine. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 2015397

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56790358
  • SonofaBourbeau
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MoMM1 Herman Elroy Pettigrew, Jr (unknown–Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56790358, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .