Protzman, Robert, SFC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Last Rating/NEC Group
Shipfitter
Primary Unit
1944-1946, ME-0000, North Field, Tinian
Service Years
1943 - 1945
SF-Shipfitter

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Home Country
United States
United States
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Lemoore
Last Address
Lemoore, California

Date of Passing
May 28, 1978
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Sea Bees Badge US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Navy Chief Initiated

Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran


 Military Association Memberships
Post 6307, Kettleman Hills PostPost 100
  1948, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 6307, Kettleman Hills Post (Member) (Lemoore, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1965, American Legion, Post 100 (Member) (Lemoore, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Was drafted in the Army in 1944, signed up for the Navy that day as a Shipfitter (now known as HTs) in the Sea Bees.  Did some very short training and shipped to Saipan to help with Tinian operation.

My grandfather got rank fast as you can see.  After the shelling of Tinian Island (7 days of it from the island of Saipan) he landed after the 3rd wave of Marines and they started drilling wells with D4 Cats while under fire.  He did say much of the war except thru research found out he built the Naval Hospital that stand still today.  His unit 92nd Const. Batt. was responsible for constructing the airstrips for the famous B-29 Nuclear attacks on Japan.
   
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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1944-1946, ME-0000, North Field, Tinian
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian6
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan7
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