Ziegler, Reginald Owen, GMCS

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1989-1989, GM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)
Service Years
1970 - 1989
GM-Gunner's Mate
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1949
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Port Gibson, New York
Last Address
USS Iowa (BB-61)
Buried at Port Gibson Rural Cemetery, Port Gibson, New York.

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 1989
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: C537

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In the Line of Duty
  1989, In the Line of Duty [Verified]


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Last Known Activity

GMCS Reginald Owen Ziegler, of Port Gibson, NY, was one of 47 sailors killed when 550 pounds of gunpowder exploded inside the No. 2, 16-inch gun turret on the battleship USS Iowa, during training maneuvers off of Puerto Rico.

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USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1989-1989, GM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1989-1989 USS Iowa Turret Explosion Incident (Puerto Rico)
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