Bailey, Walter Edmundson, ABH3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
ABH-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate Aircraft Handling
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Boatswain's Mate Aircraft Handling
Primary Unit
1952-1952, AB-0000, USS Kearsarge (CVA-33)
Service Years
1946 - 1952
ABH-Aviation Boatswain's Mate Aircraft Handling
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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Francisco, CA
Last Address
San Diego, CA

Casualty Date
Oct 11, 1952
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Accident
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

On October 11, 1952, the ship's helicopter, while being parked with rotors engaged, tipped over killing four crewmen and injuring six.
   
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Service number: 2237834
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1946, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 140
 Duty Stations
School Assignments - StaffUSS Kearsarge (CVA-33)
  1946-1946, AN-0000, Airman Prep School/ AN P School
  1952-1952, AB-0000, USS Kearsarge (CVA-33)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1951-1952 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Oct 06, 2017, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  2017, Korean War Fallen
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