James Corin Cross
Soundman, Second Class, Navy
Hometown: Portsmouth, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: August 23, 1943
Died In: off Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Soundman Second Class Cross served aboard the submarine chaser SC-696 that was bombed and sunk by German Ju-88 aircraft off Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
He was a 1939 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and was employed by the Tidewater Construction Company at Port Norfolk before the war.
He is buried in Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth, Virginia.