Henry Santos Coffua
USN (2044760). American
|Born||8 Jul 1924||West Warwick, RI|
|Died||12 Apr 2016||(91)||Westerly, RI|
Roster information listed for Henry Santos Coffua
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|John Carter Rose||Steam merchant||Gunner’s Mate Third Class||8 Oct 1942||U-201 (1)|
Son of Joseph S. and Luntina M. Coffua, of West Warwick, RI. After surviving the sinking of John Carter Rose in October 1942 he served aboard USS Onslow (AVP 48). Henry joined the US Army after the and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in Air Defense Artillery until his retirement.