Sykes

In Loving Memory of William E. Sykes







William E. Sykes






William E Sykes (deceased) served on the S.S. Linn Boyd, the S.S. Daniel Chester French, the SS Aedanus Burke, the SS Thomas Eakins and the M/S Talisse. The SS Daniel Chester French, a Liberty Ship, struck a mine in an allied minefield March 6, 1944, 30 miles from Bizerte, Tunisia. The cargo in the hold exploded, the ship caught fire, flooded and sank. His son will be happy to hear from any shipmates of his Dad and can be emailed at d4r10103@cnrrc2.nola.navy.mil








William E Sykes in 1942


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The Jeep picture was made at the Panama Canal


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Standing with two British soldiers, July 1942


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Some of his shipmates in an outside cafe in July 1942


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The camel picture was made in Egypt, probably in 1943 or 1944


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Platoon 110, Naval Training Station, Norfolk, Virginia, 28 February 1942


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