Goss, Lee Roy, CPO

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Pharmacist's Mate
Primary Unit
1946-1946, PhM-0000, USS Dentuda (SS-335)
Service Years
1940 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Decommissioning
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Ball Ground
Last Address
Savannah, GA

Date of Passing
Feb 17, 2013
 
Location of Interment
Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens - St. Simons, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon




 Military Association Memberships
Trident Chapter Pelican Harbor Base
  1946, Submarine Veterans of WW II, Trident Chapter (St. Marys, Georgia)
  2009, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Pelican Harbor Base (Member) (Coral Springs, Georgia) [Verified] - Chap. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lee Roy Goss, 90, died Sunday, February 17, 2013, in Savannah. A native of Ball Ground, Mr. Goss joined the Navy in 1940. He was the Chief Pharmacist Mate on the submarine USS Baya and was decorated with the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal w/star and Philippine Liberation Ribbon w/star. In 1946, he was hired by the Upjohn Company, and he and his wife Betty, his high school sweetheart, moved to St. Simons Island. Mr. Goss served as Sunday School Superintendent of the First Baptist Church there and also earned his private pilot's license. In 1974 the couple moved to Savannah. On retiring from Upjohn, Mr. Goss attended Armstrong State College and, at the age of 70, earned a BA in English literature. He is survived by his wife Betty, daughters Glenda Goss and Angela Goss, and two grandchildren, Beth Thompson and James Thompson. Buried at Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens, St. Simons, GA.
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Baya (SS-318)USS Dentuda (SS-335)
  1941-1941, PhM-0000, USS Vega (AK-17)
  1943-1943, PhM-0000, USS Merak (AF-21)
  1945-1946, PhM-0000, USS Baya (SS-318)
  1946-1946, PhM-0000, USS Dentuda (SS-335)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 USS BAYA (SS-318) 2nd War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS BAYA (SS-318) 5th War Patrol
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