Bruce W. Edens
USNR (5601669). American
|Born||7 Nov 1920||Big Chimney, Kanawha Co., WV|
|Died||13 Oct 1943||(22)|
Roster information listed for Bruce W. Edens
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|USS Bristol (DD 453)||Destroyer||Machinist’s Mate Third Class||13 Oct 1943 (+)||U-371 (1)|
According to his relatives, Bruce W. Edens was not scheduled to be on duty in the engine room, but was called to report only 5 minutes before the ship was hit by a torpedo.