Floyd, Lawrence Blake, GM2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
GMM-0000-Gunner's Mate Mounts
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1950-1951, GMM-0000, USS Everett (PF-8)
Service Years
1945 - 1951
GM-Gunner's Mate
One Hash Mark

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Fairmont, NC

Casualty Date
Jul 05, 1951
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, Korean War Fallen
  2015, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (Bainbridge, MD), 29
 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1946-1947, GMM-0000, USS Begor (APD-127)
  1950-1951, GMM-0000, USS Everett (PF-8)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1952-1952 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

On 3 July 1951 while bombarding Wonsan, North Korea, Everett was hit by fire from a shore battery; one man was killed and seven were wounded, but damage to the ship was light. 
Gunner's Mate Second Class (Missiles) Floyd served aboard the frigate USS EVERETT (PF-8). On July 3, 1951, his ship was hit by an enemy shore battery at Wonsan, North Korea causing 8 casualties. He died of those wounds on July 5, 1951. 

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