Ginn, James Blackburn, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1941, 000X, USS Maryland (BB-46)
Service Years
1938 - 1941
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Scott's Bluff, NE
Last Address
1565 Pensacola St
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
(Wife~ Harriet Peterson Ginn)

Casualty Date
Dec 08, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Fairview Cemetery - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Maryland (BB-46)
  1938-1939, 000X, USS Pensacola (CA-24)
  1939-1940, 000X, USS Downes (DD-375)
  1941-1941, 000X, USS Maryland (BB-46)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1934-1938, United States Naval Academy2
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 02, 1938, Commissioned Ensgin
  Mar 21, 1941, Reported to USS Maryland
  Jun 02, 1941, Promoted to Ltjg
  May 17, 2018, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LTJG James B. Ginn was injured while flying  on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor., his radioman was able to get him in rubber life raft and paddle 5 hours to reach shore. He died a short time later after undergoing a operation. The Island blackout made it difficult to also find a hospital.  He was stationed on board the USS Maryland BB-46, however, was injured in an air crash 10 miles west of Barbers Point, HI and died on Dec 8, 1941
   
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 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  1941, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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