William L. Comstock (1944/03/03)

Listed in the National Archives Records Administration names of Santa Cruz County war casualties is that of William Leo Comstock.

Comstock was born on June 30, 1907, in Oklahoma to Mr. and Mrs. Claude Comstock. No information is available as to his siblings, education or the community in which he spent his youth.

Information relating to his naval career is also missing. William Comstock was a Motor Machinist's Mate Third Class, US Naval Reserve. No additional information regarding his naval service has surfaced. The date and length of his residence in Santa Cruz County have also not been established. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Allen Comstock resided in Santa Cruz at the time of their son's death on March 3, 1944, and the county was used as the address of his next of kin.

Comstock's remains were recovered and returned to the Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno where they were interred in 1948.

(USDVA; ACGEN

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Remembering our own: the Santa Cruz County military roll of honor 1861-2010. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2010.
Date: Undated
Type: OBIT
Coverage: 1940s
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson and The Museum of Art and History.
Identifier: R0-COMSTOCK

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “William L. Comstock (1944/03/03).” Remembering our own: the Santa Cruz County military roll of honor 1861-2010. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2010. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/4434. Accessed 21 Mar. 2019.