Frey, Nathaniel Brownfield, LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 000X, USS Pecos (AO-6)
Service Years
1911 - 1942
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
Plank Owner

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Baltimore, MD
Last Address
USS Langley (AV-3)

3218 Normount Ave., Baltimore, Md

Casualty Date
Mar 01, 1942
Hostile, Died while Missing
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Missing on 02/27/42. Declared dead 12/15/1945

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Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS West Virginia (BB-48)NAVSUBASE Pearl HarborUSS Vestal (AR-4)
  1918-1919, WO, USS North Dakota (BB-29)
  1919-1920, WO, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY
  1920-1923, WO, USS Tennessee (BB-43)
  1923-1924, WO, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY
  1924-1927, CWO, USS Melville (AD-2)
  1927-1929, CWO, Naval Training Station, San Diego CA
  1929-1932, CWO, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1932-1935, CWO, NAVSUBASE Pearl Harbor
  1935-1938, CWO, USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
  1938-1940, CWO, Naval Training Station, San Diego CA
  1940-1941, CWO, USS Vestal (AR-4)
  1941-1941, CWO, USS Vestal (AR-4)
  1941-1942, 000X, USS Langley (AV-3)
  1942-1942, 000X, USS Pecos (AO-6)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I/Western Atlantic
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 East Indies Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Java Sea
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

LT Frey survived the attack and sinking of the USS Langley and after being picked up by a destroyer was transfered aboard USS Pecos (AO-6), while enroute Freemantle the USS Pecos was attacked and sunk. Lt Frey was one of the casualties of the sinking of the USS Pecos.

He enlisted in the US Navy in 1909 and was enlisted from 1909 to May 1918 when promoted to WO (Gunner)
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