Karrol, Joseph John, ARM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
ARM-0000-Aviation Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Radioman
Primary Unit
1942-1942, ARM-0000, VB-5
Service Years
1934 - 1942
ARM-Aviation Radioman
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Minerville, NY

Casualty Date
Jun 05, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Midway Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Last Known Activity
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Comments/Citation

                     
The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Joseph John Karrol (2385511), Aviation Radioman First Class, U.S. Navy, for extraordinary heroism in operations against the enemy while serving as Rear Gunner of a carrier-based Navy Scouting Plane of Scouting Squadron FIVE (VS-5), embarked from the U.S.S. YORKTOWN (CV-5), during the "Air Battle of Midway," against enemy Japanese forces on 4 - 6 June 1942. His outstanding courage and determined skill were at all times inspiring and in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.

 

   
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 Duty Stations
USS Yorktown (CV-5)VB-5
  1941-1942, ARM-0000, USS Yorktown (CV-5)
  1942-1942, ARM-0000, VB-5
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1942-1942 East Indies Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Java Sea
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Bombardment - Marshall and Gilbert Islands
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of the Coral Sea
 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
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