Denton, Melvin, GMSN

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Seaman
Last Primary NEC
GMT-0000-Gunner's Mate (Turrets)
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1945, GMT-0000, USS Chenango (CVE-28)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
GM-Gunner's Mate

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Home Country
United States
United States
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Salem, Washington County, Indiana

Date of Passing
Dec 02, 1986
 
Location of Interment
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 16
 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1942-1943, USS Half Moon (AVP-26)
  1943-1945, GMT-0000, USS Chenango (CVE-28)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Morotai
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Colleges Attended 
Purdue University
  1946-1946, Purdue University
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