Bailey, Gerald John, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
Last Rating/NEC Group
Rating/NEC Group Unknown
Primary Unit
1934-1941, 00-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Service Years
1934 - 1941
One Hash Mark
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Year of Birth
Not Specified
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Eau Claire, WI
Last Address
2120 Monitor Ave
Long Beach, CA.
(Wife~Clara Margaret Garton Bailey)

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
World War II
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Grave: The Unknown of the USS Oklahoma

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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1934-1941, 00-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 21, 1934, Service Entry Date & Serial Number 393-13-39
  Jun 22, 1934, Married
  Jul 18, 1934, Received on the USS Oklahoma
  Dec 20, 1939, Honorable Discharged at San Pedro CA
  Dec 21, 1939, Re-enlisted onboard for four full years
  Dec 07, 1941, Missing in Action
  Jan 09, 2017, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
S1c Gerald Bailey was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed aboard the USS Oklahoma BB37.

His remains were never Identified but is listed as one of the approximately 390 unknowns from the USS Oklahoma that have been buried in mass graves at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Efforts in 2016 and beyond are currently underway to Identify these remains. 
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 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenPearl Harbor FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
WW II Memorial National Registry
  1941, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  1941, Pearl Harbor Fallen
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, WW II Memorial National Registry
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