Bacon, Francis Sylvester, PO3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
TN - 0000-Stewardsman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1953-1954, TN - 0000, USS Bennington (CVA-20)
Service Years
1951 - 1954

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
Philadelphia, PA

Date of Passing
May 26, 1954
Location of Interment
Beverly National Cemetery - Beverly, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot R 382

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Bennington (CVA-20)
  1953-1954, TN - 0000, USS Bennington (CVA-20)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1953 Korean War
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 04, 1954, Burial information
  Aug 12, 2017, War and service memorials1
  Aug 12, 2017, General Photos
  Nov 07, 2020, From Robert Gardner FT2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Trainee Third Class Bacon was a crew member of the aircraft carrier, USS Bennington (CVA-20), cruising in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. On May 26, 1954, a launching catapult exploded killing him and 101 fellow crewmen.
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The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
The National Gold Star Family RegistryKorean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, Korean War Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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