Young, Melvin, F1c

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Last Rank
Fireman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
F1c-0000-Fireman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fireman First Class
Primary Unit
1943-1944, F1c-0000, USS Reno (CL-96)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
Fireman 1st Class

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fowler
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Nov 03, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Torpedoed
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Memorial Section H-523

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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1943-1944, F1c-0000, USS Reno (CL-96)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Cape Engano
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Last Known Activity
USS Reno (CL-96)
25-26 October 1944- Battle off Cape Engaño with TF 38/TG 38.3
3 November 1944- Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-41, east of Samar Island. (13° 46' N 131° 27' E)
 

  

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