Cairo, William George, Bgmstr3c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary Designator/NEC
BUG-0000-Bugler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Bugler
Primary Unit
1943-1945, BUG-0000, USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
BUG-Bugler

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Detroit, MI
Last Address
13927 Anglin St
Detroit, MI
(Parents~Mr&Mrs Joseph Cairo)

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing (cenotaph)

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 Duty Stations
USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
  1943-1945, BUG-0000, USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1943-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1945-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Service Number
  Aug 02, 2015, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was Killed in Action on July 30, 1945, during the sinking and/or 5 days awaiting rescue, when the USS Indianapolis was struck by two Japanese torpedoes.
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  2015, World War II Fallen
  2015, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, WW II Memorial National Registry
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