Advertisement

Cpt. William Fawcett Jerman Jr.

Advertisement

Cpt. William Fawcett Jerman Jr.

Birth
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death
22 Feb 1942 (aged 27)
At Sea
Memorial Site*
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID
58441234 View Source

William, who resided at 611 West Thirtieth Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Captain on the S.S. Cities Services Empire, Merchant Marines, during World War II.

William was declared "Missing In Action" when his ship was torpedoed and sunk off Ft. Pierce, Florida.

He had served in the Merchant Marines for eight years at the time of his death and was decorated with the Mariner's Medal.

Son of William Fawcett Jerman, Sr. and Florence Harrington Jerman.

Husband of Margaret Lorene Nelson Jerman.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

~~~

Mr. Jerman was a resident of 7247 Bradford Road, Darby, PA when he died instantly at sea off the Florida coast, of a fractured skull. His body was received at Carey Hand Funeral Home, Orlando, FL 28 Feb 1942, where he was cremated.

He was a merchant marine captain.

His wife was Lorene Nelson Jerman.

His parents were William F Jerman and Florence Harrinton, both of Delaware.

Ashes were sent in a bronze urn to Mrs. Lorene Jerman, Upper Darby, PA

Source: Carey Hand Funeral Home Records, Orlando, Florida Register Volume 26, August 11, 1941 - July 4, 1942, p. 383

William, who resided at 611 West Thirtieth Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Captain on the S.S. Cities Services Empire, Merchant Marines, during World War II.

William was declared "Missing In Action" when his ship was torpedoed and sunk off Ft. Pierce, Florida.

He had served in the Merchant Marines for eight years at the time of his death and was decorated with the Mariner's Medal.

Son of William Fawcett Jerman, Sr. and Florence Harrington Jerman.

Husband of Margaret Lorene Nelson Jerman.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

~~~

Mr. Jerman was a resident of 7247 Bradford Road, Darby, PA when he died instantly at sea off the Florida coast, of a fractured skull. His body was received at Carey Hand Funeral Home, Orlando, FL 28 Feb 1942, where he was cremated.

He was a merchant marine captain.

His wife was Lorene Nelson Jerman.

His parents were William F Jerman and Florence Harrinton, both of Delaware.

Ashes were sent in a bronze urn to Mrs. Lorene Jerman, Upper Darby, PA

Source: Carey Hand Funeral Home Records, Orlando, Florida Register Volume 26, August 11, 1941 - July 4, 1942, p. 383

Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Pennsylvania


Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement