Yarusinsky, Albert, Sr., PO2

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Last Rank
Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1946-1948, BM-0000, USS Vermilion (AKA-107)
Service Years
1942 - 1948
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Iwo Jima
Order of the Rock
Order of the Shellback
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
BM-Boatswain's Mate
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Contact Info
Home Town
Marianna, Pa. Res: Staten Island NY
Last Address
Buried at: Historic Lake Cemetery,
Graniteville, Staten Island, New York.

Date of Passing
Jan 18, 2010
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Dragon Blue Star

 Military Association Memberships
Post 5521, Mariners Harbor Post
  1954, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 5521, Mariners Harbor Post (Member) (Staten Island, New York) - Chap. Page

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 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)USS Kennebec (AO-36)USS Langley (CVL-27)US Navy
USS Vermilion (AKA-107)
  1942-1942, SR-0000, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1942-1943, BM-0000, USS Kennebec (AO-36)
  1943-1946, BM-0000, USS Langley (CVL-27)
  1944-1945, BM-0000, CTF 38
  1946-1948, BM-0000, USS Vermilion (AKA-107)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1942-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1945-1945 Okinawa Gunto Operation/East of Kyushu
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  BM2 Albert Yarusinsky Sr. 2
  Jun 10, 2013, General Photos1
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BM2 Albert Yarusinsky Sr.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. Mr. Yarusinsky served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and died in 2010 at the age of 89. After graduating from high school in the coal mining town of Marianna, Pa., Mr. Yarusinsky he joined the Navy in August, 1942. He served for six years in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. In the Atlantic, he was aboard the USS Kennebec, supporting the invasion of North Africa off the coast of Casablanca, Morocco. In the Pacific, Mr. Yarusinsky served aboard the USS Langley, seeing action at the invasions of the Truk, Saipan, Iwo Jima and the Battle of Leyte Gulf, as well as raids upon the Japanese mainland island of Kyushu. He completed his duty aboard the USS Vermilion in the Mediterranean, returning home as a boatswain's mate 2nd class. 
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Mr. Yarusinsky was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5521 in Mariners Harbor, NY.
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