Winston H. Watson
Entered the Service From: Tennessee
Rank: Fireman, Second Class
Service: U.S. Navy, United States
Died: Monday, July 30, 1945
Memorialized at: Manila American Cemetery
Location: Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
Awards: Purple Heart
Watson, born Dec. 13, 1919, departed this life July 30, 1945.† He professed faith in Christ at an early
age and joined the Notchey Creek
Baptist Church.† He always loved his church, and Sunday
School.† He was a Christian, honest,
kind and true.
married to Miss Edna Dailey of Madisonville
on Oct. 10, 1941, who, with one daughter, Martha Annetta,
survives him.† Also surviving are his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. Watson; five sisters, Mrs. Elsie Haun, Mrs. Robert Atkins, Mrs. Barney Watkins and Mrs.
Eugene Caughron, all of Madisonville, and Mrs.
Clyde T. Atkins of Tellico Plains; two brothers, Edwin and Leon Watson, of
He was a
good husband, a true father, a real son and brother.
lingering sweet and true, may we by the help of God live so as to live again
with you in the land where there will be no sorrow nor
goodbyes, and where we will sing Godís praises forever.
God, who made it possible that we can live in a land where we will never part
Mrs. Clyde T. Atkins
Winston Harl Watson
BRANCH OF SERVICE
Stephen Savage †††ACTIVITY DURING WWII
SERVED AS A FIREMAN 2ND CLASS ABOARD THE CRUISER USS
INDIANAPOLIS CA-35. AFTER DELIVERING THE COMPONENTS FOR THE ATOMIC BOMB TO TINIAN ISLAND, HIS SHIP WAS TORPEDOED AND
SUNK JULY 30, 1945. HE WAS LOST AT SEA ALONG WITH 879 FELLOW CREWMEN.
Researcher and Designer
Joy Locke & Joe Irons