Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Curtis Marvin Scott.
Unit/Placed in, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.
Curtis is born approx. on 18 Jan. 1921 in Marshall County, Alabama.
Father, Warner Milford Scott.
Mother, Velma Alice (Hix) Scott.
Sister(s), Velma Jeanine Scott.
Brother(s), Elbert Leon and Sylvester B. Scott.
Spouse, Ella Mae (Beck) Scott.
Curtis enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 6042980.
Curtis was KIA when the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by the Japanese Submarine I-58 in the Philippine Sea on their way to Leyte, on July 30, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Curtis is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Curtis is also Mentioned at U.S.S. Indianapolis National Memorial, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA.
Curtis also has a Memorial Grave at High Point Baptist Church Cemetery
Marshall County, Alabama, USA
Thanks to, https://www.ussindianapolis.com/final-crew
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/