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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.