Harrison County, Ohio

S1C Harry W. Watson

A Gunner on a LST, his ship was hit while rescuing survivors of another LST that had been torpedoed. S1C Watson was critically injured in the blast and taken ashore at Leyte Island for treatment but would later succumb to his wounds.

S1C Watson was buried on Leyte Island but his remains would be re-interned after the war to his hometown Hopedale.