Allen, Everett Albert, SN

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Last Rank
Seaman
Last Primary Designator/NEC
SN-9700-Seaman - Infantry, Gun Crews, and Seamanship Specialists
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman
Primary Unit
1967-1967, USS Forrestal (CV-59)
Service Years
1957 - 1967
SN-Seaman

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chelsea, MA
Last Address
Chelsea, MA

Casualty Date
Jul 29, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Cause
Location
Tonkin Gulf
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery and Mausoleum - Malden, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 013

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry


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 Duty Stations
USS Forrestal (CV-59)
  1967-1967, USS Forrestal (CV-59)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)/USS Forrestal (CVA-59) Fire
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jul 29, 2012, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was on of the 134 men killed in the 1967 USS Forrestal fire. It was a devastating fire and series of chain-reaction explosions on 29 July 1967, that not only killed 134 sailors, but injured 161 on the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA-59), after an electrical anomaly discharged a Zuni rocket on the flight deck. Forrestal was engaged in combat operations in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam War at the time.
   
Comments/Citation
He served in Vietnam n the USMC with honors, Everetts return to civilian life was very short before joining the NAVY and getting back into the fight. 
   
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