Kenneth Hart Muir
USNR (97548). American
|Born||25 Jul 1916||Brooklyn, NY|
|Died||7 Nov 1942||(26)|
Roster information listed for Kenneth Hart Muir
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Nathaniel Hawthorne||Steam merchant||Lieutenant (junior grade)||7 Nov 1942 (+)||U-508 (1)|
Son of Mr. Edwin Hawley Muir, of Pelham, NY. He enlisted in the US Naval Reserve on 23 September 1940 and was appointed midshipman on 14 February 1941.
Award Citation as published in Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 319 in October 1943:
The US destroyer escort USS Muir (DE 770) was named in his honor and sponsored by his sister Mrs. Witten H. McConnochie when launched in Tampa, FL on 4 June 1944.