DANIELSON, Edwin Leroy, SK1c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
SK-0000-Storekeeper
Last Rating/NEC Group
Storekeeper
Primary Unit
1944-1946, SK-0000, USS Sheridan (APA-51)
Service Years
1942 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Decommissioning
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
SK-Storekeeper
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Born Jamestown NY, raised Celoron, NY
Last Address
Celoron, NY

Date of Passing
Sep 02, 2010
 
Location of Interment
Sunset Hill Cemetery - Clinton, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin WWII Armed Guard


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Dragon Blue Star





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 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)School Assignments - StaffUSN Armed GuardCOMFIFTHFLT
US Navy
  1942-1942, SR-0000, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1942-1942, SK-0000, (SK) Storekeeper A School
  1942-1944, SA-0000, Armed Guard Chapter Brooklyn
  1944-1945, SK-0000, COMFIFTHFLT/Fifth Amphibious Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet
  1944-1946, SK-0000, USS Sheridan (APA-51)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Convoy Duty / East Bound Atlantic Transit
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Surrender of Japan, End of WWII
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
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  Sep 02, 2010, SK 1/c Edwin Leroy Danielson 1
  Oct 13, 2013, General Photos2
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Last Known Activity
 
SK 1/c Edwin Leroy Danielson, USNR (V-6)
WWII Armed Guard Service


Edwin L. Danielson, 91, of 3 East Seventh St., Celoron, died at 5:55 a.m. Thursday (September 2, 2010) in the Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. 

He was born October 13, 1918 in Jamestown, NY, the son of Gunnard C. E. and Hanna C. Hedberg Danielson. 

In the early 1920's his family moved to a farm on the Bellview Road, now known as 3909 Bellview Road, near Ellery Center. He began his schooling in 1925 at the one-room schoolhouse known as Maple Grove located at the intersection of Dutch Hollow and Beck roads. In 1927 the family moved to Celoron. He was a 1936 graduate of the former Celoron High School and was employed as a bookkeeper by the former Chautauqua Plywood Corp. in West Ellicott until his induction into the U. S. Navy in February 1942. He served in the Navy through March 1946, his first assignment being at the Armed Guard Center in Brooklyn, NY, and his last aboard the U.S.S. Sheridan, APA 51, in the South Pacific and Tokyo Bay at the war's end, attaining the rank of Storekeeper First Class. After being discharged in March 1946, he returned to New York City for an intended short visit, but remained for the next forty years, returning to Celoron upon retirement in 1986. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers; Wendell L. of Hamburg, NY; Elmer G. of Celoron, NY; Donald W. of Celoron, NY; and Robert I. (infant). 

He is survived by a nephew Eugene Danielson, Jamestown; and eight nieces, Delia Sarro, Webster, NY; Diane Carlos, Greenhurst, NY; Bonnie Danielson, Jamestown, NY; Janet Labadie, Jamestown, NY; Lou Ann Griffin, Randolph, NY; Jackie Lawson, Panama, NY; Donna Frederick, Warren, PA; and Barbara Rhodes, Cassadaga, NY. 


There will be no visitation or service at Edwin's request. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. 


Mr. Danielson was a chasrter member of the Legacy Society. Memorials may be made to The Hanna-Carola Art Scholarship Fund, and/or the Edwin L. Danielson Community Service Fund, c/o Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, 418 Spring Street, Jamestown, NY 14701. 
   
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