Bemiss, Guy Morton, PHC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
PH-0000-Photographer's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Photographer's Mate
Primary Unit
1953-1954, PH-0000, USS Bennington (CVA-20)
Service Years
1937 - 1954
PH-Photographer's Mate
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Contact Info
Home Town
Mason City, IA
Last Address
Mason City, IA

Date of Passing
May 26, 1954
Location of Interment
Memorial Park Cemetery - Mason City, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section: S Tower, Lot 69, Grave 6

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Last Known Activity

The aircraft carrier, USS Bennington (CVA-20) was cruising in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island on May 26, 1954 when a launching catapult exploded killing over 100 crewmen.
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Service number: 555475

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
NAS PensacolaUS NavyNAS San DiegoNaval Air Station, Kodiak, AK
NAS San DiegoOffice of Strategic ServicesUSS Bennington (CVA-20)
  1940-1940, NAS Pensacola
  1941-1942, PhoM-0000, USS Argonne (AG-31)
  1942-1942, PhoM-0000, NAS San Diego
  1942-1944, PhoM-0000, Naval Air Station, Kodiak, AK
  1944-1945, PhoM-0000, NAS San Diego
  1945-1945, PhoM-0000, Office of Strategic Services
  1953-1954, PH-0000, USS Bennington (CVA-20)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Dec 31, 1941, North Iowa Men in Pacific Zone Total Hundreds1
  Sep 21, 1943, Promoted to Cheif Petty Officer1
  Jun 12, 1944, Married Patricia Ann Nehart1
  May 27, 1954, Carrier Casualty List1
  Jun 12, 1954, Headstone Application for Military Veterans1
  Aug 22, 2017, Veterans memorials
  Aug 22, 2017, General Photos1
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Korean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial
  2018, Korean War Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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