Horace Ray Whitfield
USN (6572262). American
|Died||28 May 1945|
Roster information listed for Horace Ray Whitfield
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|USS Donnell (DE 56)||Destroyer escort||Coxswain||3 May 1944||U-473 (1)|
Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Haywood Whitfield, of Greenville, NC. He was injured when USS Donnell was torpedoed, transferred to USS Reeves on 6 May 1944 and taken to the USN hospital at Crevagh, Northern Ireland.Horace Ray Whitfield was lost in the sinking of USS Drexler which was struck by a Kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa on 28 May 1945.
- American Battle Monuments Commission