Bodecker, Regis James, Y1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1939-1941, YN-0000, USS Helena (CL-50)
Service Years
1935 - 1941
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pittsburgh, PA
Last Address
236 W. 14th St
San Pedro, CA
(Wife~Catherine June Bodecker)

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
World War II
Location of Interment
Gettysburg National Cemetery - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 2 Grave 197

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USS Helena (CL-50)
  1939-1941, YN-0000, USS Helena (CL-50)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
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  Service Number 250-38-27
  Jan 20, 1939, Re-enlisted
  Jun 26, 1939, Received Receiving Ship at New York rank Y3c
  Sep 18, 1939, Commissioning Crew of the USS Helena
  May 16, 1940, Promoted to Yeoman 2nd Class.
  Feb 16, 1941, Promoted to Yeoman 1st Class
  Dec 07, 1941, Died from 3rd Degree burns, Sent to US Naval Hospital Pearl Harbor for Disposition2
  Nov 11, 1947, Re-Interned in Pennsylvania 3
  Feb 02, 2018, General Photos1
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Last Known Activity
Petty Officer First Class Regis Bodecker was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed on board the USS Helena CL-50.
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 Military Association Memberships
Pearl Harbor FallenWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
WW II Memorial National Registry
  1941, Pearl Harbor Fallen
  2018, 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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