Melvin Wright Cowart
USN (2685743). American
|Born||28 Jul 1920|
|Died||28 Feb 1942||(21)|
Roster information listed for Melvin Wright Cowart
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|USS Jacob Jones (DD 130)||Destroyer||Signalman Third Class||28 Feb 1942 (+)||U-578 (1)|
Personal informationSon of Jacob Agabus and Ollie Pearl Cowart, of Fort Myers Beach, FL. His brother Blane Edward Cowart also served in the US Navy and was killed in action when the ammunition ship USS Mount Hood (AE 11) blew up in Seeadler Harbor, Manus Island on 10 November 1944.