Turner, Raymond Lloyd, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 131X, USS Essex (CV-9)
Service Years
- 1944
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Panama Canal
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Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Plainfield

Casualty Date
Oct 25, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Duty Stations
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLUS NavyVB-15NAS Barbers Point
USS Hornet (CV-12)USS Essex (CV-9)
  1942-1942, 000X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1943-1943, 131X, NAAS Creeds, VA
  1943-1944, 131X, VB-15
  1943-1944, 131X, NAS Barbers Point
  1944-1944, 131X, USS Hornet (CV-12)
  1944-1944, 131X, USS Essex (CV-9)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Sibuyan Sea
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Cape Engano
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
                                                  VB-15
                         PILOT:  CURTISS SB2C-3 HELLDIVER

LTJG  TURNER FLEW 39 MISSIONS BEFORE HIS AIRCRAFT WAS SHOT DOWN DURING THE BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF, 25 OCT 1944.
 

                                       USS HORNET (CV-12)
  

                                       USS ESSEX (CV-9)
   
Comments/Citation
Memorialized at: Manila American Cemetery
Location: Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
   
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