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First Name: Francis

Last Name: McKinnon

Birthplace: Charlotte, NC, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)

Rating: Yeoman Petty Officer 3rd Class

Home of Record: Charlotte, NC
Middle Name: Moore

Date of Birth: 08 May 1925

Date of Death: 30 July 1945 (Official)

Rank or Rate: Petty Officer Third Class

Years Served: 1943-45
Francis Moore McKinnon

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Rank: Yeoman, 3rd Class

NSN: 892-98-57

Enlisted: 1943

Ship: USS Indianapolis (CA-35)

Decorations: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Unit Commendation, Congressional Gold Medal

YN3 McKinnon was killed in the sinking of the USS Indianapolis (CA-35) on 30 July 1945. The Indianapolis was awarded the Navy Unit Commendation in 2001 for the period 16 to 26 July 1945 and, on 30 July 2020, the crew was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.

Honoree ID: 151174   Created by: MHOH




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