Bailey, Vincent Leonard, SK1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
SK-0000-Storekeeper
Last Rating/NEC Group
Storekeeper
Primary Unit
1942-1944, SK-0000, Prisoner of War/Japan
Service Years
1934 - 1944
SK-Storekeeper
Two Hash Marks

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cullman. AL
Last Address
1002 7th St, West
Cullman, AL

Casualty Date
Oct 24, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Brushy Creek Cemetery - Cullman, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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Last Known Activity

SK1 Bailey was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Corregidor on May 6, 1942. On September 7, 1944 while being transported aboard the Japanese ship Shinyo Maru, that ship was sunk by the USS Paddle (SS-263). Bailey was among the men listed as missing in action and later declared dead.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2720497

POW Medal
Awarded for Actions During World War II
Service: Navy
Rank: Chief Communications Technician
Division: Prisoner of War (Philippine Islands and Japan)
General Orders: NARA Database: Records of World War II Prisoners of War, created, 1942 - 1947
Citation: Storekeeper First Class Vincent Leonard Bailey (NSN: 2720497), United States Navy, a former crewman of the U.S.S. CANOPUS (AS-9), was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Corregidor, Philippine Islands, on 6 May 1942, and was held as a Prisoner of War until his death while in captivity.
 
   
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 Duty Stations
USS Vestal (AR-4)USS Relief (AH-1)US NavyUSS Canopus (AS-9)
Prisoner of War
  1934-1939, SK-0000, USS Vestal (AR-4)
  1939-1939, SK-0000, USS Relief (AH-1)
  1939-1940, SK-0000, USS Vestal (AR-4)
  1940-1942, SK-0000, USS Houston (CA-30)
  1942-1942, SK-0000, USS Canopus (AS-9)
  1942-1944, SK-0000, Prisoner of War/Japan
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/USS Canopus (AS-9)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Bataan
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Corrigedor
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 16, 1940, Promoted to SK2
  Nov 16, 1940, promoted to SK1
  Mar 03, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenWW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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