Walker, John Patrick, ENS

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Last Rank
Ensign
Last Primary NEC
6302-LDO Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 6302, USS Cabot (CVL-28)
Service Years
1941 - 1945
Ensign
Ensign

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Home State
Kansas
Kansas
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Frankln, KS
Last Address
Gallup, NM

Casualty Date
Jan 12, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
World War II/China-Burma-India Theater/China Defensive Campaign (1942-45)
Location of Interment
Santa Fe National Cemetery - Santa Fe, New Mexico
Wall/Plot Coordinates
MA-9 (memorial marker)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

During operations along the Indo-China coast, the USS Cabot (CVL-28) was assigned a search area and aircraft was launched to seek out enemy vessels and planes. On January 21, 1945, ENS Walker was aboard an Avenger torpedo bomber that didn't retrun to the carrier. He was listed as missing in action and later declared dead.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 0347634

ENS Walker enlisted in the Navy in 1941 and served in the enlisted ranks until he attended flight school and earned his pilots wings.
   
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Naval Aviator Wings

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
US NavyNaval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLSchool Assignments - StaffNAVBASE Guam
USS Cabot (CVL-28)
  1941-1942, S2c-0000, NAS Kaneohe Bay, HI
  1943-1943, 6302, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1943-1944, 6302, Naval Flight School
  1944-1944, 6302, NAVBASE Guam
  1944-1945, 6302, USS Cabot (CVL-28)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor/Japanese Air Raid on NAS Kaneohe Bay
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jan 12, 2018, General Photos2
 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
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