Rawlins, J.B., S1c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1944-1945, S1c-0000, USS Aaron Ward (DM-34)
Service Years
1944 - 1945
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Seaman 1st Class

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Home Country
United States
United States
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Casualty Date
May 03, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Okinawa
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon



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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1944, Recruit Training (Bainbridge, MD)
 Duty Stations
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Bainbridge, MDAdvancement Schools and CoursesUS Navy
  1944-1944, AS-0000, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Bainbridge, MD
  1944-1944, S2c-0000, (SN) Seaman Apprenticeship School
  1944-1945, S1c-0000, USS Aaron Ward (DM-34)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

                         USS Aaron Ward (DD-773/DM-34)

            



 

J. B. Rawlins

Purple Heart

RawlinsJB.jpg (31963 bytes)

Killed in Action 3 May 1945

The explosions blew him off the 44 gun he was manning.  He immediately took over another gun, and as another explosion occurred, he vanished in the crash.

 

   
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