Charles Myron Woods
1st Sgt. Charles Myron Woods
||Electrician (Civilian, formerly U.S. Army)
||July 17, 1901
||USS Squalus (SS-192)
||May 23, 1939
||Off New England Coast, near Isle of
||Accidentally sank when engine rooms
||He went by his middle name, Myron. His last name is spelled "Wood" in some sources.
Myron was a highly decorated veteran of both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army,
however, he was employed as a civilian electrician with the
Portsmouth Navy Yard at the time he was lost aboard the
USS Squalus, May 23, 1939, off the Isles of Shoals. In
September 1939, he was buried at the Freewill Baptist Church
cemetery, Kittery Point, Maine.
Information and remarks courtesy of Karolyn Byrne Kelly-O'Keefe,
Additional information courtesy of Barbara Soderstrom and Paul W. Wittmer.
Pre-WWII Post-WWII Sources
Woods, Charles Myron
Wood, Charles Myron