Herbert Fitts Breeden
First Lieutenant, Marine Corps
Hometown: Norfolk City, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 26, 1945
Died In: Philippine area
First Lieutenant Breeden was assigned to a Marine Detachment aboard the USS California (BB-44). The ship was providing fire support for the Lingayen Gulf landings on Luzon when it was struck by a Japanese kamikaze on January 6, 1945 that killed 44, including Lieutenant Breeden.
He attended University of Mississippi for 2 years where he played varsity football.
He is name is etched on the Walls of the Missing in the Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines.