23 Cassin Young Crewmen Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for there Country


Killed in Action - July 30, 1945

Wimley, Walter Budd MM1c


Date of Birth:  25 Jul-12 making him 32 when he died…


Date of Enlistment: 11 Sept-42  Enlisted from Philadelphia, PA

Reported Aboard: 6 Mar-44 


Walter was probably on the main deck when the plane hit. According to the medical officers official report of casualties he had fatal head and abdomen wounds (fragments)


Final Resting Places:

Buried temporarily on Zamami Shima, Ryuku Retto. 

Siloam Cem,  Vineland,  NJ