Mertz, John, EM2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1947-1952, EM-0000, USS Gen William Mitchell (AP-114)
Service Years
1945 - 1952
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Rock
Order of the Magellan
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Safari To Suez
Suez Canal
EM-Electrician's Mate
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Contact Info
Home Town
Ft. Dodge
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jul 03, 2015
Location of Interment
Fort Snelling National Cemetery - Minneapolis, Minnesota
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal

Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran Korean War Veterans Ambassador of Peace Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Post 4046, Shakopee Post
  1952, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 4046, Shakopee Post (Shakopee, Minnesota) - Chap. Page

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 Duty Stations
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILLSchool Assignments - StaffUS NavyUSS Saufley (DD-465)
Naval Reserve Forces CommandUSS Gen William Mitchell (AP-114)
  1945-1945, SA-0000, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
  1945-1945, EM-0000, (EM) Electricians Mate A School
  1945-1945, EM-0000, Naval Training & Distribution Center (TADCEN), Camp Shoemaker, Pleasanton, CA
  1945-1946, EM-0000, USS Saufley (DD-465)
  1946-1947, EM-0000, Naval Reserve Training Center (USNRTC), Quincy, IL
  1947-1952, EM-0000, USS Gen William Mitchell (AP-114)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Antisubmarine Campaign
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Borneo Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Hungnam Evacuation
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Siege of Wonsan
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