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Scott, DeWitt Talmage (Scott, De Wiit Talmadge)

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class DeWitt Talmage Scott Jr.(De Wiit Talmadge Scott Jr).

Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Navy United States Navy.


DeWitt is born approx. on 4 March 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Father, DeWitt Talmage Scott Sr.

Mother, Ethel Mae (Quarl) Scott.

Sister(s), Gloria Frances Scott.

Brother(s), Paul Thomas and Donald Clayton Scott.


DeWitt enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # .


DeWitt was KIA when the USS Houston was attacked by numerous Japanese Planes and they hit at one of the Turrets in the Battle of Sunda Strait, on 1 March 1942, 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.


DeWitt is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.usshouston.org/


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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser
USS Houston and HMAS Perth Memorial at Arlington Cemetery
DeWitt Talmadge Scott Jr
His rank Seaman First Class
USS Houston Bell
Location wreck