SEABORNE, Donald, GM3c

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Last Rank
Gunner's Mate 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1945, GM-0000, CTF 38
Service Years
1942 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Iwo Jima
Plank Owner
GM-Gunner's Mate
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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Born in Lawrence and raised in Methuen, MA
Last Address
Burial in Elmwood
Cemetery, Methuen

Date of Passing
May 02, 2013
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Gun Captain (pre-1969) WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

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

 Military Association Memberships
Post 8349Chapter 2
  1950, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 8349 (Member) (Methuen, Massachusetts) - Chap. Page
  1950, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 2 (Member) (Methuen, Massachusetts) [Verified] - Chap. Page

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 Duty Stations
US NavySchool Assignments - StaffUSS Langley (CVL-27)
  1942-1942, SR-0000, Recruit Training Center (RTC) (Faculty Staff)
  1943-1943, GM-0000, Gunners Mate (ammunition and ordnance) School
  1943-1946, GM-0000, USS Langley (CVL-27)
  1944-1945, GM-0000, CTF 38
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 Okinawa Gunto Operation/East of Kyushu
 Colleges Attended 
University of Massachusetts at Lowell
  1947-1951, University of Massachusetts at Lowell
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Donald A. Seaborne
  Jun 10, 2013, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
GM3 Donald A. Seaborne
USS Langley CVL 27

During WW II, Mr. Seaborne served two years in The Pacific on The  Aircraft Carrier, USS Langley CVL 27 where he was wounded in combat.  Among the many decorations awarded to Mr. Seaborne were The Purple  Heart, Navy Commendation Medal with Combat V, Navy Unit  Commendation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign  Medal with nine battle stars, Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal  with two Battle Stars, Philippine Presidential Unit Citation and The Combat  Action Ribbon. 
Other Comments:
Mr. Seaborne was a member of The USS Langley Association, The  Veterans of Foreign Wars and a life member of The Disabled American  Veterans. He also attended Lowell Technological Institute  where he studied engineering and business administration.  

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