Taulbee, Theodore L, PO3

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Last Rank
Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Coxswain
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1945, BM-0000, Surface Vessels USS No Name
Service Years
1942 - 1945
BM-Boatswain's Mate

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tustin CA
Last Address
Lost at Sea. YMS-341, sunk 9/16/45.
Foundered off Okinawa during a typhoon.
Also see:
Honolulu Memorial, Hawaii, USA
and, Tustin CA Memorial (1958)

Casualty Date
Sep 16, 1945
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAAdvancement Schools and CoursesUS NavySurface Vessels USS No Name
  1942-1942, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1942-1942, BM-0000, Coxswain Skills Course
  1942-1943, BM-0000, NAAS Los Alamitos, CA
  1943-1943, BM-0000, NAAS Roosevelt Field, NY
  1943-1945, BM-0000, Surface Vessels USS No Name
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle for Ulithi Atoll
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1945-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
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Last Known Activity

THEODORE L. TAULBEE
6331816, USNR, COX
MIA 09/17/1945


Theodore (Ted) Taulbee
Coxswain

Missing in action since the typhoon of September 16, 1945, in the Pacific theatre.

Theodore L. Taulbee (Ted) was a member of the crew of YMS 341 as operator of mine-sweeping gear. Previously he served in the Atlantic theatre and at Guadalcanal, Manus, Hollandia, Ulithi, Guam, Saipan and in the invasion of Okinawa. Son of Mrs. N. S. Keirsey, he attended Tustin elementary and high schools and was graduated in 1940. He entered Naval Reserve service in May, 1942, and received training at Los Alamitos and Roosevelt bases. Departure for overseas service was in October 1943.

   
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