MacPherson, James, CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, USS Sarasota (APA-204)
Service Years
1922 - 1945

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Home State
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Year of Birth
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Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Jun 07, 1981
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec 3, Grave, 1786c 80612215

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Sarasota (APA-204)
(at Lingayen Gulf, probably around 1 August 1945)
She was a Haskell-class attack transport ship that was part of the Invasion of Luzon, the Invasion of Okinawa. and the Invasion of Ie Shima (Considered a part of the Battle of Okinawa).
She suffered kamikazi attacks, saved thousands of lives, and earned 3 battle stars during World War II.
Other Comments:
James Ian MacPherson, Captain, USNR
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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1942-1943, USS Carina (AK-74)
  1944-1945, USS Sarasota (APA-204)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1951 US Occupation of Japan
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