Kitson, Dale Kenneth, TM2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1948-1951, TM-0000, Naval Reserve Center (NRC) Great Lakes, MI
Service Years
1942 - 1951
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Mike Vining-Family to remember Kitson, Dale Kenneth, TM2.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Flint, MI
Last Address
5085 Roberts Drive
Flint, MI 48506

Date of Passing
Oct 04, 1977
Location of Interment
Gracelawn Cemetery - Flint, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)1
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Mansfield (DD-728)USS O'Brien (DD-725)Naval Reserve Forces Command
Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)
  1942-1942, AS-0000, Charleston Navy Yard
  1942-1943, TM-0000, USS Tillman (DD-641)
  1944-1944, TM-0000, USS Mansfield (DD-728)
  1944-1945, TM-0000, USS O'Brien (DD-725)
  1946-1946, TM-0000, Naval Reserve Training Center (USNRTC) Treasure Island, CA
  1946-1948, TM-0000, NMCRC Columbus, OH
  1948-1951, TM-0000, Naval Reserve Center (NRC) Great Lakes, MI
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Operation Torch/Naval Battle of Casablanca
  1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Convoy Duty/ West Bound Atlantic Transit
  1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Convoy Duty / East Bound Atlantic Transit
  1943-1943 Sicily Campaign (1943)/Opertion Huskey
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Ormoc Bay
  1945-1945 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Invasion of Lingayen Gulf
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Nov 01, 1942, Promoted to S2c
  Jan 01, 1943, Promoted to S1c
  Feb 01, 1943, Promoted to TM3
  Nov 01, 1943, Promoted to TM2
  Dec 24, 2013, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

This remembrance/shadow box is maintained by Mike R. Vining, SGM USA (Retired), email:

Dale Kenneth Kitson is my uncle on my mother's side.  My uncle married my mother's sister Orpha Mabel Rector.
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