Bednar, James, S1c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1944-1944, S1c-0000, USS Richard M.Rowell (DE-403)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Washington, PA
Last Address
115 Idaho St
Washington, PA

Casualty Date
Oct 25, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Immaculate Conception Cemetery - Washington, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1944-1944, S1c-0000, USS Richard M.Rowell (DE-403)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Samar
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Morotai
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  WWII draft card
  Jun 07, 2018, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Richard M Rowell (DE-403) was involved in the Battle of Samar on October 25, 1944. S1c Bednar was killed in action during an attack by Japanese kamikazes. He was buried at sea by his shipmates.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 8215344

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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