Bopp, Peter Edward, GM3

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1985-1989, GM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)
Service Years
1985 - 1989
GM-Gunner's Mate
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1967
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Levittown, New York
Last Address
USS Iowa (BB-61)

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 1989
 
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: R, 3753

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In the Line of Duty
  1989, In the Line of Duty [Verified]


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Last Known Activity

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Peter Bopp was one of 47 sailors and officers who died when the Battleship Iowa's turret #2 exploded during a gunnery training exercise. 

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=2619738

   
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 Duty Stations
USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1985-1989, GM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1989-1989 USS Iowa Turret Explosion Incident (Puerto Rico)
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