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Walter George Craig

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
15 Feb 1943 (aged 25)
Burial
Buried or Lost at Sea
Memorial ID
57832024 View Source

Walter, who resided in Bear, Delaware, served as a Messman, M.S. Atlantic Sun, Merchant Marines, during World War II.

Walter was declared "Missing In Action" when his ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles east of Cape Race by German Submarine U-607 while transporting oil.

" 66 " perished in this sinking with only " 1 " survivor.

Walter was posthumously awarded the Mariner's Medal and the Combat Bar with a Star !

Son of Abbie M. Craig.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Walter, who resided in Bear, Delaware, served as a Messman, M.S. Atlantic Sun, Merchant Marines, during World War II.

Walter was declared "Missing In Action" when his ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles east of Cape Race by German Submarine U-607 while transporting oil.

" 66 " perished in this sinking with only " 1 " survivor.

Walter was posthumously awarded the Mariner's Medal and the Combat Bar with a Star !

Son of Abbie M. Craig.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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