Bordlemay, Richard Kercher, S2c

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Last Rank
Seaman Second Class
Last Primary NEC
S2c-0000-Seaman 2nd Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman Second Class
Primary Unit
1944-1944, S2c-0000, MTBRON-15
Service Years
1943 - 1944
Seaman Second Class

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cleona, PA
Last Address
503 South Third St
Lebanon, PA

Casualty Date
Mar 07, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Cause
Location
Mediterranean Sea
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Nettune, Italy
Wall/Plot Coordinates
G 5 2

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Last Known Activity

Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 15 was the first PT squadron sent to the Mediterranean Theater, where it operated as a unit of the British Coastal Forces. It had action throughout the western Mediterranean, basing at Bizerte and Bone, Africa; Palermo, Sicily; Salerno, Capri, and Leghorn, Italy; Maddalena, Sardinia; Bastia and Calvi, Corsica, and St. Tropez, France.

According to the muster  rolls, S2c Bordlemay died of "smoke intoxication", but no other details are given as to the cause. He was originally buried at the temorary cemetery established by the US Army Medical Dispensary in Bastia, Corsica and later moved to the American Cemetery in Italy.
   
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Service number: 8191071

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  1944-1944, S2c-0000, MTBRON-15
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  Headstone Inscription and Interment Record1
  Mar 22, 1950, Application for WWII Compensation1
  Feb 26, 2018, General Photos1
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  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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