Bouvia, Chester, MM1c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1941-1942, MM-0000, USS Grunion (SS-216)
Service Years
1923 - 1942
MM-Machinists Mate
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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1902
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Savanna
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Not Specified
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Body Not Recovered

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World War II Fallen
  1942, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
His Navy Commendation Medal Citation reads:

For meritorious conduct as a member of the crew of the U.S.S. GRUNION which destroyed three enemy destroyers while engaged in a war patrol in enemy controlled waters. Despite severe and persistent anti-submarine measures resulting from these three successful attacks, the GRUNION was brought safely through the counter attacks and continued an aggressive war patrol. As a member of the crew of the GRUNION, your performance of duty was an important and material contribution to the prosecution of this war.
   
Comments/Citation
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 Duty Stations
USS Texas (BB-35)US NavyNaval Reserve Forces CommandUSS Arkansas (BB-33)
NAS NorfolkUSS Ranger (CV-4)USS Shaw (DD-373)USS Grunion (SS-216)
  1923-1925, FR-0000, USS Texas (BB-35)
  1925-1927, FR-0000, USS Ontario (AT-13)
  1928-1930, FA-0000, USS R-10 (SS-87)
  1930-1931, FA-0000, USS R-1 (SS-78)
  1931-1931, MM-0000, Naval Reserve Forces Command
  1931-1932, MM-0000, USS Wyoming (BB-32)
  1932-1934, MM-0000, USS Arkansas (BB-33)
  1934-1934, MM-0000, NAS Norfolk
  1934-1936, MM-0000, USS Ranger (CV-4)
  1936-1938, MM-0000, USS Shaw (DD-373)
  1938-1939, MM-0000, USS Chester (CA-27)
  1940-1941, MM-0000, USS R-6 (SS-83)
  1941-1942, MM-0000, USS Grunion (SS-216)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II
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