Gene Harding Spillman

Gene Harding Spillman

Birth
Death 8 Apr 1943
Solomon Islands
Burial Body lost at sea
Memorial ID 80310921 · View Source
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Gene Harding Spillman was a sailor who died, along with 18 other shipmates, when his ship, the USS KANAWHA, was sunk by a Japanese air strike in Tulagi Harbour on April 7, 1943. The ship sunk in the early hours of April 8th. He was from Alameda, CA and had a wife, Reta.


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  • Created by: MockingbirdTales
  • Added: 12 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80310921
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gene Harding Spillman (unknown–8 Apr 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80310921, ; Maintained by MockingbirdTales (contributor 46817308) Body lost at sea.