Shiflet, Willie Leon, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1943-1944, S1c-0000, USS Stringham (APD-6)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tyler, TX
Last Address
901 W. Bow St
Tyler, TX
(mother - Vera Shiflet)

Casualty Date
May 21, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
A 442

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 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2015, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, WW II Memorial National Registry


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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1943-1944, S1c-0000, USS Stringham (APD-6)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1944 World War II
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Georgia Group Operation
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Treasury-Bougainville Operation
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Bismarck Archipelago Operation
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Died in accidentental explosion about 3:15 PM by flying fragment of steelk from a explosion. This was a non-combat death. 
   
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