Billadeau, George Roger, TM3c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Torpedoman 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1946, TM-0000, USS Springer (SS-414)
Service Years
1944 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
TM-Torpedoman's Mate

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Staughton
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Aug 19, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon


 Military Association Memberships
Submarine Veterans of WW IISouth Florida Base
  1946, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  2009, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), South Florida Base (Member) (Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Billadeau, George R. Formally of Brockton, MA, passed away August 19, 2012 at Boca Raton Regional Hospital following a brief illness. He was born June 24, 1926 in Staughton, MA to the late Thomas and Anne Brennan Billadeau. A veteran of WWII he served as Torpedomans Mate 3rd Class aboard the submarine, USS Springer (SS 414) in the Asiatic Pacific Theater with the USN. He was a member of USSVI, Holland Club South Florida Base. Following an honorable discharge from the Navy, George returned to Brockton, MA. With his brother, Thomas(Bud), he was co-owner of Budges Seafood and later owner of Sparks Express Trucking Company and Brockton Freezer Warehouse. During one of his golfing trips to Florida with his Brockton buddies he decided to move south. George loved hitting that little white ball, always playing with a fierce competitive spirit. In Brockton he was a long time member of Thorney Lea CC and DW Field, winning club championships at both courses. Locally he held membership at Boca Golf & Tennis, Hunters Run, Deer Creek CC and won the PBC Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship in 1995. George is survived by his loving wife and soul mate of 30 years, Barbara Billadeau, her son Michael Rogers(Carol) of Texas, his sons Paul(Aleta) of New Hampshire, and George(Lesley) of Massachusetts, his daughters Eileen Brown of Oregon and Michelle Billadeau of Massachusetts, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation, followed by a memorial service will be held Friday, August 24, 2012 beginning at 11:30 am at Babione Funeral Home 1100 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432 (561) 395-8787. Private burial will be in Maine. For those who wish, donations may be made in Georges memory to: Kaps 4 Kids @ subvetsgroton.org or to The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, 333 1/2 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003-1148 www.nchv.org.
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Springer (SS-414)
  1944-1946, TM-0000, USS Springer (SS-414)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 Submarine War Patrols
  1945-1945 Submarine War Patrols
  1945-1945 Submarine War Patrols
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