Connors, Howard Joseph, QMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1949-1952, QM-0000, USS Thompson (DMS-38)
Service Years
1936 - 1952
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Diego, CA
Last Address
7015 Stuart Ave
La Mesa, CA

Casualty Date
Aug 20, 1952
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Q 516

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Last Known Activity

Chief Quartermaster Connors served aboard the Destroyer-Mine Sweeper, USS THOMPSON (DMS-38). On August 20, 1952, his ship received shore battery fire from Songin, North Korea.

Service number: 2233140

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Grand Daughter's Remembrance posted by Withers, Michael D. (Mike), OSCS 523
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1936, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 005
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Pyro (AE-1)USS Molala (ATF-106)Naval Training Station, Farragut, ID
NAVSTA Yokosuka, Japan
  1938-1943, QM-0000, USS Dent (DD-116)
  1943-1943, QM-0000, USS Pyro (AE-1)
  1943-1944, QM-0000, USS Molala (ATF-106)
  1944-1945, QM-0000, Naval Training Station, Farragut, ID
  1945-1946, QM-0000, NAVSTA Yokosuka, Japan
  1946-1949, QM-0000, USS Merrimack (AO-37)
  1949-1952, QM-0000, USS Thompson (DMS-38)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Neutrality Operations in the North Atlantic
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Vella Lavella
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Treasury-Bougainville operation (1943)
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Marshall Islands Operation
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1951-1951 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952/Raids on the Sui-ho Dam
  1952-1952 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Aug 20, 1952, Korean War Casualties
  Aug 20, 1952, Korean War Casualty Listing
  Aug 22, 1952, US Ship Hit 2nd Time1
  Oct 09, 2017, General Photos
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1952, Korean War Fallen
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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