Nemeth, Joe, S1c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1945, GM-0000, USS Missouri (BB-63)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
GM-Gunner's Mate
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1920
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Nemeth, Joe, S1c.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Bonaza
Last Address
Senior Care Hewitt
Room 415
8836 Mars Drive
Hewitt, Texas 76643


Date of Passing
Apr 24, 2019
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Joe Nemeth WWII locations

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria


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Obituary for GMS1c Joe Nemeth posted by Short, Diane (TWS Chief Admin, Ruth, Harding), SA 4751 
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 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Missouri (BB-63)
  1942-1943, USS St Louis (CL-49)
  1944-1945, GM-0000, USS Missouri (BB-63)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Kula Gulf
  1943-1943 New Georgia Campaign (1943)/Battle of Kolombangara
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Treasury-Bougainville operation (1943)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Surrender of Japan, End of WWII
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired
   
Other Comments:
I turned 21 years old December 06, 1941.  The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor December 07, 1941.  I joined the U. S. Navy January 30, 1942.  I was sworn into the service by Lieutenant Commander J.J. "Gene" Tunney, the former world heavyweight champion from 1926-1928.  My first duty station was aboard the USS St. Louis. I Served aboard the USS St. Louis until early 1944.  I transferred to New Construction (Ship under construction) in the United States.  My next duty station was aboard the USS Missouri.  November 11, 1944 USS Missouri departed Norfolk, Virginia.  I served aboard the USS Missouri for the remainder of WWII.  I witnessed the Japanese Surrender Ceremony September 02, 1945 from my watch station in the superstructure of the USS Missouri.  We departed Tokyo Bay September 06, 1945 bound for Pearl Harbor and eventually the eastern seaboard of the United States.  I was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy on October 23, 1945 at the U.S. Naval Personnel Seperation Center Shelton, Virgina.  I spent 3 years, 8 months and 24 days in the service.
   
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