Ausbrooks, Wilbur D, Jr., EM3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1965-1967, EM-0000, USS Hancock (CV/CVA-19)
Service Years
1964 - 1967
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Contact Info
Home Town
Gallatin, TN
Last Address
Gallatin, TN

Date of Passing
Jan 18, 1967
Location of Interment
Crest Lawn Cemetery - Cookeville, Tennessee
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Wilbur "D" Ausbrooks, Jr., EM3, USN - Me... posted by Burgdorf, Tommy (Birddog, TWS Memorial "A" Team), FC2 439
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1964, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Hancock (CV/CVA-19)
  1965-1967, EM-0000, USS Hancock (CV/CVA-19)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Dec 29, 2017, General Photos3
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Last Known Activity
Wilbur "D" Ausbrooks, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur "D" Ausbrooks of Gallatin, Tennessee, was born on 16 October 1946 in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Upon graduation from high school, Wilbur enlisted in the United States Navy in Denver, Colorado, on 17 June 1964. He received his recruit training at the Naval T raining Center, San Diego, California, following which he reported for duty to USS CONSTELLATION (CVA-64). Upon graduation from EM Class "A" School in San Diego, he reported to USS HANCOCK (CVA-19) for duty on 20 September 1965. In recognition of his skill and competency as an Electrician Mate's Striker, he was promoted to EM3. Wilbur proudly wore the Viet Nam Service Medal.

Wilbur Ausbrooks died in the line of duty on the morning of 18 January 1967. He was known as a cheerful person, who got along well with his shipmates, and who was reliable and efficient in the performance of his duties.
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