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Virgil Clair Huntley

Born

9 December, 1904  Enlisted from California

Died

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Purple Heart

30 July, 1945 in the sinking of the USS Indianapolis
Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines
Home of Record: Oakland, California

Military Service

U.S. Navy  from 9/9/1923 to 7/30/1945

Units

USS Decatur (DD-341)
USS Detroit (CL-8)
USS Memphis (CL-13)
USS Concord (CL-10)
USS Indianapolis (CA-35)

Highest Rank

Chief Ship's Clerk
 

Medals/Awards

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Purple Heart

Remarks

Killed in action aboard the USS Indianapolis in the Philippine Sea.