Ball, Sr., Ellis Pope, EN3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
EN-3300-Engineman (Submarine)
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1948-1949, EN-4313, USS Coucal (ASR-8)
Service Years
1945 - 1949
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
One Hash Mark

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Eight Mile, AL

Date of Passing
Nov 04, 2012
Location of Interment
Forest Lawn Gardens - Anniston, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

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

 Military Association Memberships
Submarine Veterans of WW IIMobile Bay Base
  1949, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  2009, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Mobile Bay Base (Member) (Mobile, Alabama) [Verified] - Chap. Page

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Last Known Activity
BALL SR Ellis "Pete" Ball, Sr., left this world after a long illness Sunday, November 4, 2012 at the age of 84. He was born in Lyman, MS and was a long time resident of Eight Mile, AL. Mr. Pete Ball was retired from Brookley Field and the Alabama State Department. He also served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1949 aboard the U.S.S. Brill Submarine and U.S.S. Blue Ridge as a deep sea diver. He was a loving husband full of life and laughter. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ellis E. Ball and Ida Ray Pope Ball; a brother, Richard "Bud" Ball; two sisters, Rae Helveston and Dot Benefield and a daughter in law, Ester Ball. Mr. Pete Ball is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Barbara Jean Ball; three children, Joe (Pat) Ball, Tee Ball and Ruby (Joe) Anderson; six grandchildren, Melody Newton, Daphne Pettus, Ellis Ball, Joshua Anderson, Audria Burris and Kevin James; twelve great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and even more friends. The family of Mr. Ball would like to extend a special thanks to the following people of the Infirmary Hospice, the V.A. Home Bound Services and others who took care of Mr. Ball: Renee Grimes, Felicia Ball, Wanda Robinson, Kathleen McHenry, Fredna Moberg, Sandra McMillan, Annie Boster, Susan Guillory and Aline Hansberry. Funeral services will be held from Shadowlawn Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12 Noon. Visitation will be 11 A.M. until service time Wednesday at the church. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
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 Duty Stations
USS Brill (SS-330)USS Coucal (ASR-8)
  1946-1947, EN-4313, USS Brill (SS-330)
  1948-1949, EN-4313, USS Coucal (ASR-8)
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