Forbes, David Allen, MoMM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1944-1945, MO-0000, USS Parche (SS-384)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
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Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Date of Passing
Sep 05, 2012
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Submarine Veterans of WW IICod Base
  1945, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  2009, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Cod Base (Member) (Cleveland, Ohio) [Verified]1 - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LORAIN - David A. Forbes, 90, of Lorain, died suddenly on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at his residence.
Born October 21, 1921 in Lorain, David grew up in Cleveland, returning to Lorain at the age of 16 where he had lived since. He graduated from Lorain High School in 1940.
While working at Sterling Linder Davis, he attended evening classes at Fenn College (now CSU) where he studied engineering. He also worked at Lorain Works US Steel in 1942 as an apprentice machinist. He served in the
US Navy during World War II. While on leave from the war, David married the love of his life, Virginia Mae (nee Weaver) on April 5, 1944. Following the service, he worked as a cabinet maker in a cabinet factory for 6 years. David became a design draftsman, working for Arthur G. McKee in Cleveland, Davey International and Brown Fintube Company. He retired from Enercon Systems in Elyria in 1983.
He was a member of Cosmopolitan Dance Club, Family Motor Coach Association, Ohio Nomad Camping Group, Northeastern Chapter of the World War II Submarine Veterans, and the Beaver Creek Boat Club.
David enjoyed woodworking and boating. He also was active with the Boy Scouts.
Surviving is his son, Lawerance "Larry" (Claudia) of Avon Lake; daughters, Claudia Csalos of Lorain and Peggy (Dave) Schulz of Cincinnati; 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Virginia Mae (nee Weaver) Forbes in 2006; a son, Kenneth in 1989; and his parents, David H.C. and Anne Elizabeth (nee Grob) Forbes; and a brother, Goddard Forbes.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. until the time of services at 8:30 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Ave., Lorain. Rev. Lou Maldonado, Deacon of St. Mary Catholic Church, Lorain, will officiate. Burial will take place at a later date.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Triton (SS-201)US NavyUSS Tuna (SS-203)USS Tunny (APSS-282/SS-282)
USS Parche (SS-384)
  1943-1943, MO-0000, USS Triton (SS-201)
  1943-1943, MO-9585, USS West Point (AP-23)
  1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Tuna (SS-203)
  1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Tunny (APSS-282/SS-282)
  1944-1945, MO-0000, USS Parche (SS-384)
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