Tabler, Rodney Charles, LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 131X, VBF-1 Royal Flushers
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fresno, CA
Last Address
1001 Haines ave
Dallas, Texas

Casualty Date
Jul 24, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Sea of Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 2 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

LT Tabler served with VBF-1 aboard the USS Bennington when his aircraft was shot down over the Sea of Japan on July 25, 1945. His body was not recovered and he was declared dead in on July 25, 1946.
 
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 130623

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 Duty Stations
NAS New YorkNAS Willow GroveVF-24US Navy
VBF-1  Royal FlushersNAS FallonUSS Bennington (CV-20)
  1942-1942, 131X, NAS New York
  1942-1943, 131X, NAS Willow Grove
  1943-1944, 131X, VF-24
  1943-1944, 131X, USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
  1944-1945, 131X, VBF-1 Royal Flushers
  1944-1945, 131X, NAS Fallon
  1945-1945, 131X, USS Bennington (CV-20)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Majuro (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Wakde
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle for Ulithi Atoll
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 11, 1942, Commissioned as Ensign
  Jul 01, 1943, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Jul 24, 2015, General Photos1
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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