William Charles Helmbold, Jr.
Merchant Marine (Z 109935). American
|Died||24 Sep 1942||(25)|
Roster information listed for William Charles Helmbold, Jr.
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|West Chetac||Steam merchant||Radio Operator||24 Sep 1942 (+)||U-175|
Son of William Charles and Rose Helmbold, of Woodside, NY. He had received a commendation for his actions during the sinking of the American freighter Lillian, which sank after a collision with the German freighter Wiegand in fog on 26 February 1939.