Florida Fallen Stories

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Charles Emmitt Galvin

Master at arms. Born in Brandon, Hillsborough County, Florida, March 12, 1894. Lived in Tampa and attended Sacred Heart Academy. Enlisted in U.S. Coast Guard at Key West, June 1, 1917. Worked at Perry Paint & Glass Company. Next of kin: Mary Elizabeth Hendrix Galvin (mother), 604 Madison Street, Tampa. Brother William Tyrrell Galvin served aboard Tampa until August 1918. (USCG Service Card).


Charles Emmitt Galvin was on board the USCGC Tampa. To read about the Tampa, please click here.