George Richard Houston
USN (3217687). American
|Born||22 Feb 1925||Dow City, IA|
|Died||30 Aug 1944||(19)|
Roster information listed for George Richard Houston
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Jacksonville||Turbine tanker||Boatswain’s Mate Second Class||30 Aug 1944 (+)||U-482 (1)|
Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Houston, of Dow City, IA. He was the fourth eldest of a total of twenty children, one of eleven brothers, all but two (Edward was hit and killed by a car at age 6 and Jerry was injured in a car accident at age 16) served in the US military, the eldest four in the Second World War and James Leslie Houston was reported missing in action in Korea on 14 February 1951.