Black Hawk County

Woodrow Wilson Saint

 

 

 

Plan W. W. Saint Memorial Sunday

Memorial services for Woodrow Wilson Saint, 25, seaman first class, who lost his life in service on July 17, 1944, will be at 2:30 p. m. Saturday at Central Christian church. Rev. Orval Walker, pastor, will conduct the service, and there will be special music.

Seaman Saint, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Saint, 1813 Lafayette street, was one of 30 members of armed guard crews aboard two ammunition ships which exploded at Port Chicago, Cal. The ship on which he was stationed was the Qunault Victory.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Thursday, April 19, 1945, Page 3

Memorial Services for Saint Saturday

Memorial services for Woodrow Wilson Saint, 25, seaman first class, who lost his life in service on July 18, 1944, will be at 2:30 p. m. Saturday at Central Christian church. Thursday’s Courier inadvertently reported that the service would be Sunday.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Friday, April 20, 1945, Page 9

NOTE: No cause for the explosion was ever determined. Source: usmm.org/portchicago.html