Kentro, Raymond, BMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
BM-0161-Craftmaster - YTB
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1953-1956, USS Basilone (DD-824)
Service Years
1934 - 1961
BM-Boatswain's Mate
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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Born in Gardner, Massachusetts. Buried in Rosecrans National Monument Park, California

Date of Passing
Feb 01, 2009
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Chief Petty Officer of the Command WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Emerald Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Ray climbed up and down Mt. Whitney (highest mtn. in lower 48) on his 70th Birthday in one day. That was in 1985 Height 14, 454 ft.
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Petty Officer in Charge (Small Craft) Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1934, Recruit Training (Norfolk, VA), 001
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Basilone (DD-824)
  1934-1941, 00-0000, USS Chester (CL-27)
  1941-1942, BM-0161, USS Fitch (DD-462)
  1942-1945, BM-0161, USS Capps (DD-550)
  1953-1956, USS Basilone (DD-824)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1944-1944 Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord1
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Battle for Liberation of Manila
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