John Gardner Tennent, 3rd, USN

Born  10 Dec 1901Washington, D.C.
Died  30 Jan 1944(42)USS Anderson

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1 Jul 1940 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.


10 Nov 1942 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for John Gardner Tennent, USN

USS Southard (DMS 10)T/Lt.Cdr.Destroyer29 Sep 194214 May 1943
USS Anderson (DD 411)T/Cdr.Destroyer14 May 194330 Jan 1944 (+)

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Destroyer USS Anderson (DD 411)

30 Jan 1944
Ship was hit in CIC by shell fired from shore. 6kia, 14wia. Killed included the CO CDR John Gardner Tennent III (71649), USN, NC, LoM(V), PH & two Ens. Robert William Carlin (227715), USNR, PH John McClelland Entrikin (256083), USNR, PH three Enlisted were killed as well: Leonard (n) Link, Sea1c, (8487757), USNR, PH Wendell (n) Rolfe, Sea2c, (8506699), USNR, PH & John Joseph Weiss, Jr., RdM3c, (7258456), PH. (2)

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