Greaves, William Emil, S1c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Primary Unit
1945-1945, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Canton
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Aug 25, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Sunset Hills Burial Park - Canton, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 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 IIUnited States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI)
  1945, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  2009, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
William Emil Greaves
age 87, died Saturday after a long illness. He was a life resident of Canton/North Canton and a 1942 graduate of Timken Vocational High School. Bill retired in 1986 after 39 1/2 years as a Electrician at the Timken Company and then worked for two years at Timken Research. He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in North Canton, St. Paul's Men's Club, and American Legion Post 44 for over 60 years. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of the World War II Submarine Veterans Northeast Chapter of Ohio.
Survived by his wife of 60 years, Rita (Moegling) Greaves of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Kelly Greaves of North Canton and Mark and Joscelyn Greaves of Canton; grandson, Alec Greaves of North Canton; and three brothers and a sister-in-law, Donald and David Greaves of Canton and Thomas and Fran Greaves of Perry Township. Preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Dorothy Greaves and two brothers, Jack and Jerry Greaves.
Family and friends will meet on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial with Msgr. James Clarke as Celebrant. Entombment with Military Honors will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park Mausoleum. Friends may call Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Lamiell Funeral Home and Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the church. The World War II Submarine Veterans Northeast Chapter of Ohio will have a service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4815 Munson Street, N.W., Canton, OH 44718 or St. Paul's Catholic Church, 241 South Main Street, North Canton, OH 44720. Condolences may be made to:
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 2 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Haddo (SS-255)USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1944-1944, USS Mizar (AF-12)
  1944-1945, USS Haddo (SS-255)
  1945-1945, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS HADDO (SS-255) 7th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS HADDO (SS-255) 8th War Patrol
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