Formal photograph of the crew of the USS S36. My uncle Rupert is the chief machinest mate on the left, front row.
He served in the US Army, WWI & joined the navy in 1922. He served thru WWII and died in the Figi Islands,
My Uncle Rupert served in the AEF in France from Jan. 1918 to June of 1919.
He drove ammunition trucks and ambulances during the Meuse Argonne Offensive.
The Tortuga a Landing Ship - Dock. Amphibious support ship.
I received this a copy of this picture from a previously unknown cousin.
John and Hanna were from Louisiana and moved to Granger, Willimson Co. Texas. They are buried in the
Granger City Cemetery.