CASEY, Alvin H., LT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1946, 616X, USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
Service Years
1943 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Decommissioning
Iwo Jima
Order of the Shellback
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Stigler in Haskell County, Oklahoma
Last Address
Harold died at Stillwater, Oklahoma.
He was buried alongside his wife at
Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond, OK.

Date of Passing
Jan 08, 1991
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Army Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Dragon






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lieutenant Alvin "Harold" Casey, WWII
USS BelleauWood, Plank Owner

Alvin Harold Casey, served on the USS Belleau Wood during WW2. Harold was on the carrier for all campaigns during the war. After graduating from Oklahoma A&M (now Oklahoma State University), he entered the service as an Ensign, leaving the service in 1946 after attaining the rank of Lieutenant. He was in charge of the hanger where the bombs were loaded, planes fueled, etc. From April of 1943 to February of 1946, while serving on the UWW Belleau Wood, he was stationed with the Fifth Fleet in Hawaii, Saipan, Phillipines and Japan.
   
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 Duty Stations
<B>US Army (USA)</b>Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course (Faculty Staff)COMPATRECONFOR 5th/7th  FLEETUS Navy
  1933-1936, US Army (USA)
  1943-1943, 116X, Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course (Faculty Staff)
  1943-1946, 000X, COMPATRECONFOR 5th/7th FLEET
  1943-1946, 616X, USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
  1941-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Marshall Islands Operation
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation/Battle of Tarawa
  1943-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1943-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
 Colleges Attended 
Oklahoma State UniversityOklahoma State UniversityOklahoma State University
  1937-1941, Oklahoma State University
  1953-1955, Oklahoma State University
  1959-1961, Oklahoma State University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  May 26, 2011, Background: Alvin
  Oct 18, 2013, General Photos
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