Edquiba, Florentino, PO1

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MATT-0000-Mess Attendant
Last Rating/NEC Group
Mess Attendant
Primary Unit
1934-1935, MATT-0000, USS Macon (ZRS-5)
Service Years
1918 - 1935
MATT- Mess Attendant
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Home State
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Year of Birth
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Edquiba, Florentino, PO1.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Unknown
Last Address
Monterey Bay, California

Date of Passing
Feb 12, 1935
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Body not recovered/lost at sea.

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In the Line of Duty
  1935, In the Line of Duty [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
US Navy Mess Attendant 1st Class Florentine Edquiba died in the crash of the airship USS Macon in Monterey Bay. He drowned when he attempted to swim back to the wreckage of the giant airship to retrieve his belongings. The airship was damaged in a storm near the coast of California, causing it to lose helium and descend into the water. The Macon was based at nearby Moffett Field in the San Francisco Bay area. 

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USS Macon (ZRS-5)
  1934-1935, MATT-0000, USS Macon (ZRS-5)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
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