Butler, Merril, GMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
GMG-0000-Gunner's Mate Guns
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1957-1960, GMG-9588, Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet (COMLANTRESFLT)/Philadelphia Group
Service Years
1936 - 1960
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Panama Canal
GM-Gunner's Mate
Eight Hash Marks

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address

Date of Passing
Jul 21, 1991
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Passed away at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro, Pa. on 21 July 1991.
Other Comments:
He was a retired GMC with 24 years of service.
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 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Gunston Hall (LSD-5)USS New Jersey (BB-62)USS Rockbridge (APA-228)
Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet (COMLANTRESFLT)/Philadelphia Group
  1937-1937, USS Quincy (AK-10)
  1937-1938, USS Jarvis (DD-38)
  1938-1938, USS Mahan (DD-102)
  1938-1940, USS Jarvis (DD-38)
  1941-1943, USS Niagara (SP-136)
  1943-1945, GMG-0000, USS Gunston Hall (LSD-5)
  1945-1948, USS William T. Powell (DE-213)
  1948-1950, GMG-9588, 4th Naval District
  1950-1954, GM-0000, USS New Jersey (BB-62)
  1955-1956, GM-9502, Fleet Tactical Readiness Group (FTRG) Little Creek, VA
  1956-1957, GMG-0000, USS Rockbridge (APA-228)
  1957-1960, GMG-9588, Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet (COMLANTRESFLT)/Philadelphia Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Operation Reckless
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