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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Service Years
1929 - 1949
NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Home State
Arkansas
SF-Shipfitter
Master Diver Badge


Location
Arkansas
Location of Interment
Oceanview Cemetery - Boothbay, Maine
Apr 17, 1975
Service to 1949
Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Phillipines (CJSOTF-P)
Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Phillipines (CJSOTF-P)
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Comments
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1946 - 1949
USS Reina Mercedes (IX-25)
USS Reina Mercedes (IX-25)
Rank
Steward Recruit
Comments
Comments Pending
1930 - 1949
China Service Medal
Criteria
The China Service Medal was awarded to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who: Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in... More
Description
Received while serving on the USS Arkansas
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Received after serving on the USS Arkansas III.
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m... More
Description
Description Pending
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
1945 - 1945
World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
Description
The European-Mediterranean-Middle East Theater was a major theater of operations during the Second World War (between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946). The vast size of Europe, Mediterranean and M... More
Memories
Dad was on the USS ANN Arundal there
1941 - 1945
Battle of Philippine Sea
Description
The Battle of the Philippine Sea (June 19–20, 1944) was a major naval battle of World War II that eliminated the Imperial Japanese Navy's ability to conduct large-scale carrier actions. It took place ... More
1944 - 1944
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
Description Pending
1943
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Received the medal while serving on the USS Arkansas.
1942
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
Received the medal while serving on the USS Arkansas.
1942
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Rank
Turret Captain Chief
NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Comments
Comments Pending
SF-Shipfitter
1930 - 1941
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievem... More
Comments
While serving on the USS Arkansas III, he was in charge of a dive time that plugged a benzene gas leak on a civilian schooner and saved the entire ship and the Master was able to get on his journey.... More
1941
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
He did it. Dad was only 17 when he signed into the service by his mother. He wanted a career and did it. He learned some lessons before he finally got the medal, eight years into his career. He had... More
1937
USS Reina Mercedes (IX-25)
USS Reina Mercedes (IX-25)
Rank
Seaman 1st Class
NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Comments
Comments Pending
SF-Shipfitter
1930 - 1934
Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
School
Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
Comments
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1929
Service from 1929

 
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