Owens, James, Jr., LT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1942, USS Hornet (CV-8)
Service Years
1935 - 1942
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Tailhook
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1910
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Los Angeles

Casualty Date
Jun 04, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Midway Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Order of the Shellback



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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 
 Duty Stations
School Assignments - StaffUSS Lexington (CV-2)VT-8USS Hornet (CV-8)
  1935-1935, Naval Flight Training
  1935-1936, Naval Flight School
  1936-1938, USS Lexington (CV-2)
  1941-1942, VT-8
  1942-1942, USS Hornet (CV-8)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
KIA - Midway
   
Comments/Citation
USS James C. Owens (DD-776) named in honor of Lt Owens after he was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for his actions at the Battle of Midway.
   
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