23 Cassin Young Crewmen Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for there Country


Killed in Action - July 30, 1945

Renner, Eugene Addison F1c



Date of Birth:  9 Sep-24 making him 21 when he died…


Date of Enlistment: 16 Jan-42  Enlisted from Chicago, IL

Reported Aboard: 31 Dec-43  from Rec. Station Terminal Island


Eugene was in the forward fire room when the plane hit the ship.  Wounded severely in attack, he later died of his wounds.  According to the medical officers official report of casualties he had 3rd degree steam burns over his entire body.


Final Resting Places:

Buried temporarily on Zamami Shima, Ryuku Retto. 
Olivewood Cemetery, Riverside CA


Eugene Addison Renner