Childs, Earle Wayne Freed, LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1917-1918, 112X, HMS H5
Service Years
- 1918
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1893
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia
Last Address
Body lost at sea
Specifically: On board British submarine HMS H5

Casualty Date
Mar 02, 1918
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Location
North Atlantic Ocean
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Duty Stations
CNO - OPNAV
  1917-1918, 112X, HMS H5
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
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United States Naval Academy
  1911-1915, United States Naval Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Rank/Rate Lieutenant
Service Number *
Birth Date August 1, 1893
From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Decorations Navy Cross
Assignment On board British submarine HMS H5 as an observer
Loss Date March 2, 1918
Location Irish Sea
Circumstances Sank after being rammed by SS Rutherglen
   
Comments/Citation
Ship named after LT Childs:
USS CHILDS (DD-241 / AVP-14 / AVD-1)
   
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