Fields, Paul Vincent, S1c

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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
1943-1943, S1c-0000, USS Helena (CL-50)
Service Years
1942 - 1943
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1905
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Montgomery, IN
Last Address
244 Pine St
Akron, OH

Casualty Date
Jul 06, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)USS Helena (CL-50)
  1942-1942, S2c-0000, USS Mount Vernon (AP-22)
  1942-1943, S1c-0000, Commander, Service Force, Pacific Fleet
  1943-1943, S1c-0000, USS Kilty (APD-15)
  1943-1943, S1c-0000, USS Helena (CL-50)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Georgia Campaign (1943)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Kula Gulf
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Last Known Activity

 
S1c Feilds was stationed aboard the USS Helena (CL-50). The ship was sunk during the Battle of Kula Gulf on July 6, 1943. He was killed in action and buried at sea by his shipmates.

   
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Service number: 5601849
   
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  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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