Norman, Leslie Purnell, PO1

 Service Photo   Service Details
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
WT-0000-Water Tender
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boiler Tender
Primary Unit
1948-1949, WT-0000, USS John W. Weeks (DD-701)
Service Years
1935 - 1956
Five Hash Marks

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Year of Birth
Contact Info
Home Town
Elsom, VA
Last Address
Dagsboro, DE

Date of Passing
Nov 12, 1992
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified
Military Service Number
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Recruiter WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20 Honorable Discharge Emblem (WWII)

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:

Service number: 2656863

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Lexington (CV-2)USS Massachusetts (BB-59)US NavyUSS Saipan (CVL-48)
Naval Hospital Pensacola, FLUSS John W. Weeks (DD-701)USS Ault (DD-698)USS Hank (DD-702)
  1936-1941, WT-0000, USS Lexington (CV-2)
  1942-1943, WT-0000, USS Massachusetts (BB-59)
  1943-1943, WT-0000, Navy Yard Philadelphia
  1943-1945, WT-0000, USS Lewis Hancock (DD-675)
  1946-1946, WT-0000, USS Saipan (CVL-48)
  1946-1947, WT-0000, NAVSTA Treasure Island, CA
  1946-1947, WT-0000, Naval Hospital Pensacola, FL
  1947-1947, WT-0000, USS John W. Weeks (DD-701)
  1947-1948, WT-0000, USS Ault (DD-698)
  1948-1948, WT-0000, USS John W. Weeks (DD-701)
  1948-1948, WT-0000, USS Hank (DD-702)
  1948-1949, WT-0000, USS John W. Weeks (DD-701)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Operation Torch/Naval Battle of Casablanca
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Roi-Namur Island
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Dec 16, 1939, Promoted to WT2
  Dec 01, 1942, Promoted to WT1
  Jun 09, 2020, Other Photos
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
WWII Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2020, WWII Memorial National Registry
  2020, United States Navy Memorial