Murphy, George (Dewey), GM2c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Gunner's Mate 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
GMT-0000-Gunner's Mate (Turrets)
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1944, GMT-0000, USS Houston (CL-81)
Service Years
1942 - 1947
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Ditch
GM-Gunner's Mate

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Ward
Last Address
Raised in Meridian, Mississippi.

Date of Passing
Feb 14, 1996
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Gun Captain (pre-1969) WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Dewey was a salesman for most of his life, living in Houston, Texas. He also managed an apartment complex for several years in Monroe, Louisianna.
   
Other Comments:
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 100
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Helena (CL-50)
  1942-1942, GM-0000, USS Benham (DD-397)
  1942-1943, GM-0000, USS Helena (CL-50)
  1943-1944, GMT-0000, USS Houston (CL-81)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II1
  1942-1942 Pacific Air Offensive (1942-45)/Doolittle B-25 Attack on Tokyo
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of the Coral Sea
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal-Tulagi landings/Battle of Savo Island
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Cape Esperance (Second Savo)
  1943-1943 World War II1
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1943 New Georgia Campaign (1943)/Battle of Kolombangara
  1943-1943 New Georgia Campaign (1943)/Battle of Kolombangara
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Kula Gulf
  1943-1943 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of Rennel Island
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Georgia Campaign (1943)
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle1
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
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