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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Service Years
1943 - 1968
NEC
AD-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate
Home State
New York
AD-Aviation Machinist's Mate
Combat Air Crew Wings with 3 Stars


Location
New York
Location of Interment
Forest Lawn Cemetery - Buffalo, New York
Jul 03, 2002
Service to 1968
Naval Air Reserve Unit (NARU)/Niagra Falls, NY
Naval Air Reserve Unit (NARU)/Niagra Falls, NY
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Location
Naval Air Reserve Unit Niagara Falls - New York
NEC
AD-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate
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AD-Aviation Machinist's Mate
1948 - 1968
USS Wasp (CVS-18)
USS Wasp (CVS-18)
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Location
Boston - Massachusetts
NEC
AD-6428-Helicopter Rotors/Related Components IMA Mechanic
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AD-Aviation Machinist's Mate
1967 - 1967
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Naval Reserve Service
1965
Naval Reserve Medal
Criteria
The Naval Reserve Medal was awarded to commissioned officers and enlisted members of the Naval Reserve upon completion of ten years service in the Naval Reserve Force, National Naval Volunteers, or in... More
Comments
Mmeber of Naval Air Reserve Unit Niagara Falls NY
1960
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Naval Reserve Service
1950
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Service with VPB-101
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Service with VPB-101
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Service in the Pacific with VPB-101.
1945
Okinawa Gunto Operation
Description
The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg. was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II. The 82-day-long battle lasted... More
Memories
Flying Antisub and Antiship patrols around Okinawa in support of fleet ops.
1945 - 1945
VPB-101
VPB-101
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Location
Various
NEC
AD-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate
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AD-Aviation Machinist's Mate
1943 - 1945
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Flew as an Aircrewman with VPB-101
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Service with VPB-101
1944
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
People You Remember
In 1944 Skip flew as a gunner-mechanic with Crew "A" in VPB-101 of the "Odin" Group. Crew "A's" Patr... More
Memories
Im told by Bills daughter Bev that her Dad hated fireworks. How could such a big strong man be afra... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Description
The Battle of Leyte Gulf, also called the Battles for Leyte Gulf, and formerly known as the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea, is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II ... More
Memories
Involved in Anti-Sub and Anti-Ship patrols in support of the retaking of the Phillipines.
1944 - 1944
Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NATTC (Faculty Staff)  Memphis
Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NATTC (Faculty Staff) Memphis
Rank
Airman Apprentice
Location
NAS Memphis Milligton - Tennessee
NEC
AD-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate
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AD-Aviation Machinist's Mate
1943 - 1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
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1943
Service from 1943

 
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