Daniels, Jr., Thomas Woodley, PO2

Deceased
 
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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
1947-1978, 000X, US Army (USA)
Service Years
1943 - 1978
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Fayetteville
Last Address
Germantown, TN

Date of Passing
Jul 27, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Memorial Park Cemetery - Memphis, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon




 Military Association Memberships
United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI)Submarine Veterans of WW II
  1978, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1978, Submarine Veterans of WW II


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In Celebration of a life well lived

Thomas Woodley Daniels, Jr, of Germantown, TN, 86, passed away July 27, 2012. He was born July 3, 1926 in Fayetteville, NC to Emma Johnson and Thomas Woodley Daniels, Sr. He attended 71st High School, Fayetteville, NC and received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska – Omaha and his Master’s degree from Florida Institute of Technology. He married Nellie Beard on November 20, 1943 in South Mills, NC. Mr. Daniels served 4 years in the United States Navy and 34 1/2 years in the United States Army retiring as a Colonel. He served on the submarine USS Perch II in World War II, as a military advisor in Vietnam, and in the Korean War. He was awarded over 15 Medals including, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, Submarine Combat Badge, and Republic of Korea's Order of National Security Merit Samil Medal. He was a dedicated tennis fanatic and loved all sports as well as history. He especially loved anything and everything that had to do with his children, grandchildren and great-children, including camping, fishing, swimming, boating and the ins-and-outs of machinery. He was a Sunday school teacher and deacon at Germantown Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Nellie Beard Daniels; three children; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother; and one sister. He was fondly known as Dr. Quack! to his children This was his doctor persona with all his children. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, July 31 at Memorial Park Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 1 at Germantown Baptist Church. Interment with full military honors will follow in Memorial park Cemetery. He lived a life of "Service" to his God, Country and Family.

   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 5 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Cavalla (SS-244)USS Perch (SS-313)<B>US Army (USA)</b>
  1944-1944, MO-0000, USS Cavalla (SS-244)
  1944-1946, MO-0000, USS Perch (SS-313)
  1947-1978, 000X, US Army (USA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Submarine War Patrols
  1944-1944 Submarine War Patrols
  1944-1945 Submarine War Patrols
  1945-1945 Submarine War Patrols
  1945-1945 Submarine War Patrols
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1972-1973 Vietnam Cease-fire Campaign (72-73)
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