Oswald, Raymond Monroe, WO

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary NEC
756X-Warrant Officer - Technical Nurse
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1967, 210X, Bureau of Medicine (BUMED)
Service Years
1940 - 1966
Medical Corps
Warrant Officer

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Contact Info
Home Town
Allentown, PA
Last Address
1708 Veirs Mill Rd
Rockville, MD

Date of Passing
Sep 22, 1989
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court: 2 Section: II Colum: 8 Niche: 4

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US Navy Honorable Discharge

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Joined Navy at age 17, went to boot camp in Newport RI.  Hospital Corp training in San Diego.  Served on USS North Carolina and the USS Washington.  He saw action in South Pacific, North Atlantic, and European and African theaters.

He was at other duty stations, including Adaak, Alaska, National Naval Medical Center, and Bremerton Washington.

Met his wife, Ruth Thompson in Bremerton, Washington- she was a Navy Nurse.
Married Jan 5, 1945.

Attended medical Photography School in Bethesda and assigned to Medical Photo Lab.  Chief Petty Officer in 1943, Warrant Officer in 1945. 

Worked as MEDICAL PHOTOGRAPHER - BETHESDA NAVAL HOSPITAL after military retirement.
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 Duty Stations
USS Washington (BB-56)USS Guest (DD-472)US NavyNSY Puget Sound
Bureau of Medicine (BUMED)
  1942-1943, PhM-0000, USS Washington (BB-56)
  1943-1944, PhM-0000, USS Guest (DD-472)
  1944-1945, PhM-0000, USS General John Pope (AP-110)
  1945-1946, 756X, NSY Puget Sound
  1945-1967, 210X, Bureau of Medicine (BUMED)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1960-1967 Vietnam War
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