DENNIG, Richard Alphonse, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Service Branch
Supply Corps
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1945, SK-0000, Prisoner of War/Japan
Service Years
1938 - 1968
Supply Corps
Lieutenant Commander

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Jordan and Shakopee, Minnesota
Last Address
Barefoot Bay, Florida
Internment, Arlington.

Date of Passing
Mar 01, 2012
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Navy Chief Initiated

Order of the Golden Dragon Blue Star

 Military Association Memberships
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)Post 4046, Shakopee PostPost 2Department of Minnesota
Minneapolis-St.Paul ChapterUSS Canopus AS-34/AS-9 Association
  1960, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1965, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 4046, Shakopee Post (Member) (Shakopee, Minnesota) - Chap. Page
  1965, American Legion, Post 2 (Member) (Shakopee, Minnesota) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1965, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Department of Minnesota (Member) (St. Paul, Minnesota) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1965, American Ex-POW Association, Minneapolis-St.Paul Chapter (Member) (Bloomington, Minnesota) - Chap. Page
  1968, USS Canopus AS-34/AS-9 Association [Verified]
  1968, Fleet Tanker Association

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

LCDR Richard Alphonse Dennig, USN (ret)

January 21, 1921 - March 01, 2012

Richard “Dick” Dennig, 91, died March 1, 2012 in his home, surrounded by his family and loved ones. Born January 21, 1921 in Jordan, Minnesota. Dick was a Prisoner of War in Japan for three and a half years. He was a hero and gave many speaches to share his POW experience.

Dick was a member of VFW, American Legion, Ex POW's DAV, Defenders of Battann & Corregidor, MOAA and other military and civilian organizations related to WWII. 

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 Duty Stations
(SK) Storekeeper A SchoolUSS Canopus (AS-9)Prisoner of War
  1938-1939, SK-0000, (SK) Storekeeper A School
  1940-1942, SK-0000, USS Canopus (AS-9)
  1942-1945, SK-0000, Prisoner of War/Japan
  1945-1945, SK-0000, Prisoner of War/Japan
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Richard A. Dennig - Prisoner Of War Story
  Nov 30, 1942, Umeda POW Camp, POW Roster
  Mar 18, 2013, General Photos5
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