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Photograph: Naval Training School, 19 June 1943




James Gilmer Mabe was born 7 January 1924 in Mercer County, West Virginia, and moved with his family to Blacksburg, Virginia. He was inducted into the United States Navy 15 March 1943. Mabe served aboard the U.S.S. L.S.T. (Landing Ship Tank) 46 from 18

Bibliographic Citation

Photograph: Naval Training School, 19 June 1943, James Gilmer Mabe papers, Profiles of Honor, Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission digital collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia


Lent for scanning by Lynn Reed, Radford, Virginia