Register, Francis Roland, 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
1943-1943, 131X, VC-11
Service Years
1941 - 1943
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bismark, ND
Last Address
1005 5th St
Bismark, ND

Casualty Date
May 16, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Saint Marys Cemetery - Bismarck, North Dakota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

LTJG Register was asigned to Composite Squadron 11 (VC-11) aboard the USS Nassau (CVE-16). On May 16, 1943, he took off from the ship. His plane was shot down which resulted in his death. He was originally buried on the island of Attu. In 1948, his remains were returned to his family for burial in North Dakota.
   
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Service numbers: Enlisted - 4114574   Officer - 106444
   
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 Duty Stations
NAS MinneapolisNAS Jacksonville FLNaval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLUSS Saratoga (CV-3)
VF-3 Felix the CatVF-42 Green PawnsUSS Enterprise (CV-6)VF-6 Tomcatters
US NavyVC-11
  1941-1941, S2c-0000, NAS Minneapolis
  1941-1941, S2c-0000, NAS Jacksonville FL
  1941-1941, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1942-1942, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1942-1942, VF-3 Felix the Cat
  1942-1942, VF-42 Green Pawns
  1942-1942, USS Enterprise (CV-6)
  1942-1942, VF-6 Tomcatters
  1942-1942, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1942-1943, 131X, VC-21
  1943-1943, 131X, VC-11
  1943-1943, 131X, USS Nassau (CVE-16)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of the Eastern Solomons
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1943-1943 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Invasion & Occupation of Attu
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Oct 01, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
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