Gardner, Melvin Hollman, Jr., PO3 Fallen
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary Designator/NEC
STG-0000-Sonar Technician Surface
Last Rating/NEC Group
Sonar Technician
Last Duty Station
1969-1969, SOG-0000, COMCRUDESPAC
Service Years
1966 - 1969
Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
ST-Sonar Technician

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
Casualty Info
Home Town
Southern Pines
Last Address
Southern Pines, NC

Casualty Date
Jun 03, 1969
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Other Accident
South China Sea
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Mount Hope Cemetery - Southern Pines, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not on Wall

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United StatesThe National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors)Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans AssociationVeterans of the Vietnam War
  1961, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States [Verified]
  1969, The National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1969, Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association
  1969, Veterans of the Vietnam War [Verified]

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Active Duty/Reserve
Active Duty

Garrison - Training Command


Parent Unit
Recruit Training Center (RTC)

Training Center

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2010
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 105 Other Members:
  • ALLES, Todd, PO3, 1969
  • Anderson, Lee, CPO, 1989
  • Arnold, Charles, FN, 1969
  • Bacharach, Robert, PO3, 1969
  • Bennett, David, PO2, 1970
  • Benz, Richard, PO2, 1969
  • BEYRAU, JACK, PO1, 1987
  • Buko, Rich, SCPO, 1990
  • Clapp, Larry, CPO, 1993
  • Cooney, Jim, PO3, 1972
  • Coveno, William, PO3, 1969
  • Cox, Edward, PO2, 1975
  • Dahmer, Allen, CPO, 1977
  • Devorse, Vaughn, CPO, 1993
  • Diaz, Joe, CMDCM, 2007
  • Dougherty, William, CWO4, 2004
  • FENNELL, ROY, SCPO, 1988
  • Foster, Sammie, PO3, 1970
  • Grimmelmann, Karl, LCDR, 1994
  • Gurke, Lee, CAPT, 1998
  • HARLEY, AUBREY, PO2, 1976
  • Hayes, Daniel, PO2, 1972
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