Raines, James, Sr., CS1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1960-1961, Panama Canal Zone
Service Years
1943 - 1963
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Square Rigger
Five Hash Marks

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Wendy Raines (Lambda Red Five), BM1 to remember Raines, James, Sr. (red dog), CS1.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Williamsburg Drive
Plano, Texas 75074

Date of Passing
May 14, 2011
Location of Interment
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery - Dallas, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sect. 86, Grave 828

 Official Badges 

Assault Boat Coxswain WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20 Amphibious Forces Patch

WWII Sharpshooter WWII Expert Rifleman

 Unofficial Badges 

Sea Bees Badge Order of the Shellback Domain of the Emperor Penguin Order of the Golden Shellback

Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Order of the Emerald Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon Did the Ditch (Suez Canal)

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired from Levi Strauss & Co. in 1987
Other Comments:
This is my father's page. He was actively looking for any and all of his shipmates from 1943-1963. 
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge
Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), A
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)US NavyUSS Renate (AKA-36)USS Missouri (BB-63)
USS Witek (DD-848)USS Ruchamkin (APD-89)USS Chilton (LPA/APA-38)USS Maury (AGS-16)
  1943-1943, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1943-1946, Espritu Santo
  1946-1947, USS Renate (AKA-36)
  1947-1949, USS Littlehales (AGS-52)
  1950-1951, USS Missouri (BB-63)
  1951-1952, USS Witek (DD-848)
  1952-1953, USS Maloy (DE-791)
  1954-1955, USS Ruchamkin (APD-89)
  1955-1956, USS Chilton (LPA/APA-38)
  1956-1958, USS Vermillion (ACV-52)
  1958-1960, USS Maury (AGS-16)
  1960-1961, Panama Canal Zone
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