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For information about the Veterans Park contact:

Nederland Parks & Recreation Department
2301 Avenue H
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-724-0773


For information about the Database contact:

Marion & Ed Hughes
Public Library

2712 Nederland Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-722-1255

Database Number   547
Name   Noon, John
Birth Date   6 January 1906
Birth Place   Liverpool, England
Death Date   22 February 1978
Death Place   Nederland, Jefferson County, Texas
Place of Burial   Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Texas
Service Branch   US Merchant Marine


  Served on the following ships: SS Glenpool, Franklin K. Lane, W. W. Mills, Lake Ormoc, SS George A. Custer, SS Chiloil, Kewanee
Rank/Grade   Oiler
Date of Enlistment   2 January 1942
Date of Discharge   19 December 1943
Service Occupation    
Decorations   Honorable Service Button; Merchant Marine Emblem; Presidential Testimonial Letter; Victory Medal
Locations of Military Service   Atlantic Ocean - U.S. to Europe
Note:   Per son: Ship was hit by German torpedo and rescued by U.S. Navy destroyer escort.
Date of Marriage    
Additional Biographical Information    
Civilian Occupation    
Date Added to Database   4 February 2016
Source of Service Information   Son and Discharge document
Newspaper Articles      
Documents   Noon_John-2