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CMoMM Hugh Edwin Sullivan

CMoMM Hugh Edwin Sullivan

Birth
Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 Mar 1944 (aged 34)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 56791340 · View Source
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Chief Motor Machinist's Mate, died on the USS Tullibee (SS-284), which was sunk by a circular run of it's own torpedo on March 26, 1944. He is not buried in the Manila American Cemetery, but is listed on the "Tablets of the Missing".

Note: Purple Heart recipient.

THE PORTSMOUTH HERALD, PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 16, 1944, FRONT PAGE

MISSING IN ACTION
Two Portsmouth men in submarine service have been listed as missing in action, according to navy department communiques received by their families yesterday.

They are HUGH EDWARD SULLIVAN, chief motor machinist, USN, husband of the former Miss Nettie Robinson of 295 Thornton street; and Raymond Grenier, 27, navy radioman, 1/c, former husband of Mrs. Marshall Satterwhite of 107 State street. Both were reported missing in the Pacific theater.

Sullivan, a native of Springfield, Mass., was married in Portsmouth in 1935. His wife made her home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William A. Robinson, who lost another son-in-law, John James Batick, chief electrician, USN, when the Squalus sank off Portsmouth in May, 1939.

Grenier was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Grenier of 10 Willey street, Rochester. He has two children, Shirley, 9, and Clifford, 6. Grenier and Mrs. Satterwhite were divorced last June. Her second husband, Marshall Satterwhite, 25, navy torpedoman, second class, was reported lost last Nov. 15, when the submarine Cisco was reported overdue and missing.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New Hampshire.

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  • Maintained by: Bill OBrien
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56791340
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CMoMM Hugh Edwin Sullivan (2 Jul 1909–26 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56791340, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Bill OBrien (contributor 47629644) .