EHRAMJIAN, Aram Ladislaw, Jr., CWO2

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Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Last Primary NEC
719X-Warrant Officer - Communications Technician
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 719X, USS Wasatch (AGC-9)
Service Years
1940 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Rock
Order of the Shellback
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Chief Warrant Officer 2

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
New York City, NY, USA
Last Address
Marietta, Georgia, and
Pauley's Island, South Carolina

Date of Passing
Feb 03, 2014
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
  1942, American Legion, Post (Brooklyn, New York) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Aram (Bob) Ladislaw Ehramjian
Chief Warrant Officer / Technical Radio Officer
Service Number 4037122
Bob Ehramjian was a graduate of the RCA Institute and joined the military in 1940 where he became a radio officer for the Navy. At the outset of the war, his ship sailed to Casablanca to defend the harbor from German submarines. In 1944, he was aboard the Wasatch as it sailed for the Pacific and became the flagship of six invasions, including the battle in Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle of the war.

November 1940 – September 1941, RT on board the USS Yorktown. In North Africa, 1943, Bob was a 1st Class Radioman and made Chief and then Warrant Officer. In 1944, at the age of 24, he became Chief Warrant Officer. 

Served aboard the Wasatch AGC-9 from its commissioning May 1944 in Norfolk until it arrived back in San Diego on Nov 29, 1945. Chief Warrant Officer, Radio / Communications.
Other Comments:
Battle of Morotai: September - October 1944 (USS Wasatch).
Philippines Campaign (1944-45): October 1944 - September 1945 (USS Wasatch).
Battle of Leyte: October - December 1944 1944 (USS Wasatch).
Battle of Mindoro: 13-16 December 1944, during the Philippines Campaign (USS Wasatch).
Battle of Luzon: January - August 1945 / Lingayen Gulf (USS Wasatch)
Battle of Mindanao and Balikpapan (1945): July 1945 (USS Wasatch).
Occupation Forces, occupation of Japan. (USS Wasatch).

U.S.S. Wasatch received five battle stars for her World War II service.

After V-J Day, Wasatch took part in the occupation of Wakayama and Nagoya, Japan, and Taku, China, into the fall of 1945. Underway from Taku on 7 November 1945, the ship sailed for the United States, via Pearl Harbor, and arrived at San Francisco on 10 December 1945.  Aram (Bob) Ladislaw Ehramjian was discharged on or by 20 December 1945. He listed himself as Chief Warrant Officer, CT division, on the Crews List for the U.S.S. Wasatch. 

WWII Aram Ehramjian, videotaped interview:  WWII Aram Ehramjian - YouTube
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Yorktown (CV-5)Advancement Schools and CoursesUS NavyAmphibious Force Flagship (AGC)
  1940-1941, RM-0000, USS Yorktown (CV-5)
  1941-1942, RM-0000, Radar Beacon School
  1942-1943, RM-2343, Commander, Landing Craft and Bases, Northwest African Waters
  1944-1945, 719X, USS Wasatch (AGC-9)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Morotai
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Mindoro
  1945-1945 Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)/Battle of Mindanao
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