Devlin, James, AM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
AMS-0000-Aviation Structural Mechanic Structures
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Structural Mechanic
Primary Unit
1950-1951, AMS-0000, USS Salisbury Sound (AV-13)
Service Years
1942 - 1951
AM-Aviation Structural Mechanic
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Passing
Sep 05, 1978
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

James was appointed to the Boston Police Department, Traffic Division, as a Patrolman (Badge Number 3459) on October 14, 1953.  He was assigned to District 9 in Roxbury on January 15, 1954, where he stayed until he was promoted to Sergeant. 

In anticipation of his promotion to Sergeant, James was transferred to District 15, in his old neighborhood of Charlestown, on May 5, 1965.  He was promoted to Sergeant on May 21st of that same year.  On June 4, 1969, Sergeant Devlin was transferred again, this time to District 3 in Mattapan.  James was notified on December 23, 1969 of his appointment to the Boston Public Schools Attendance Department as an Attendance Officer effective January 1, 1970.  He resigned from the Police Department effective January 1, 1970 at 7:00 A.M. and worked as an attendance officer until his death.  

Other Comments:
James died on September 5, 1978 while doing his daily swim at the YMCA in Newton Corner, Massachusetts.  He was pronounced Dead-on-Arrival from cardiac arrest at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital at 6:35 PM.   James was buried September 8, 1978 on St Michael's Ave. at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury, MA. 
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 Duty Stations
US NavyBureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)NAS Jacksonville FLNMC San Diego (Balboa Naval Hospital)
NAS AlamedaNAS NorfolkNAS Corpus Christi/Truax FieldNAS Squantum
USS Salisbury Sound (AV-13)
  1942-1942, YN-0000, 1st Naval District
  1942-1942, YN-0000, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1942-1943, AMS-0000, NAS Jacksonville FL
  1943-1943, AMS-0000, NMC San Diego (Balboa Naval Hospital)
  1943-1944, AMS-0000, NAS Alameda
  1943-1944, AMS-0000, NAS Norfolk
  1945-1945, NAS Corpus Christi/Truax Field
  1945-1947, AMS-0000, Broken Service
  1947-1950, AMS-0000, NAS Squantum
  1950-1951, AMS-0000, USS Salisbury Sound (AV-13)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
 Colleges Attended 
  1969-1973, Others/Not Listed
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