Chick, Grover Cleveland, Jr., LTJG

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
6302-LDO Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
1950-1952, 6302, USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
Service Years
1942 - 1952
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Little Rock, AR
Last Address
Modesto, CA

Casualty Date
Jul 04, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

Lieutenant Chick was the pilot of a F4U-4 Corsair fighter with Fighter Squadron 113 aboard the aircraft carrier USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CV-47). On July 4, 1952, he was on a strafing run when his aircraft was hit by small arms fire and crashed into a mountain. His remains were not recovered.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 414501

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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Naval Aviator Wings

 
 Duty Stations
School Assignments - StaffNAS San DiegoVF-113 StingersUSS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
  1944-1945, 6302, Primary Flight Training, NAS Corpus Cristi, TX
  1948-1950, 6302, NAS San Diego
  1948-1952, 6302, VF-113 Stingers
  1950-1952, 6302, USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1952 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Apr 01, 1946, Promoted to Lieutenant (jg)
  Jul 04, 1952, Korean War Casualties
  Jul 04, 1952, Korean War Casualty Listing
  Jul 22, 1952, Flier Reported Killed in Action1
  Oct 06, 2017, War and service memorials
  Oct 07, 2017, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryKorean War Fallen
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, Korean War Fallen
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