Beagles, John David, CPO

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
FC-0000-Fire Controlman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fire Controlman
Primary Unit
1950-1950, FC-0000, USS Brush (DD-745)
Service Years
1937 - 1950
FC-Fire Controlman
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Nashua, IA
Last Address
Charles City, IA

Casualty Date
Sep 26, 1950
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
Korean War
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea, Pacific Ocean
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Chief Firecontrol Technician Beagles served aboard the destroyer USS BRUSH (DD-745) in Korean waters. He was Killed in Action when his ship struck an enemy mine near Tanchon, North Korea on September 26, 1950. He was buried at sea by his shipmates.

Service number: 3211757
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1937, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyFormal Schools and Training CoursesSchool Assignments - StaffUSS Brush (DD-745)
  1937-1940, F2c-0000, USS Nevada (BB-36)
  1940-1941, F2c-0000, (FC) Fire Controlman A School
  1941-1941, FC-0000, USS Nevada (BB-36)
  1941-1941, FC-0000, USS Sepulga (AO-20)
  1941-1944, FC-0000, USS Nevada (BB-36)
  1944-1945, FC-0000, USS Melville (AD-2)
  1947-1948, FC-0000, (FT) Fire Control Advanced Maintenance School
  1950-1950, FC-0000, USS Brush (DD-745)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1942-1942 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Japanese Occupation of Attu and Kiska
  1944-1944 Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Sep 26, 1939, Promoted to F3c
  Aug 16, 1940, Promoted to F2c
  May 01, 1941, Promoted to F1c
  Mar 01, 1943, Promoted to CFC
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Korean War FallenThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Korean War Fallen
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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