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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman
Service Years
1942 - 1943
NEC
SN-9700-Seaman - Infantry, Gun Crews, and Seamanship Specialists
Home State
Texas
SN-Seaman


Location
Texas
Nov 06, 1992
Service to 1943
USS South Dakota (BB-57)
USS South Dakota (BB-57)
Rank
Seaman
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1942 - 1943
Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
Description
The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by Allied forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and a... More
Memories
Awarded Bronze star and Purple Heart for actions onboard USS South Dakota
1942 - 1943
Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
School
Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
1942
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
For action aboard USS South Dakota (BB-57)
1942
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
For wounds recieved on USS South Dakota
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
Battle of Santa Cruz
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
Battle of Guadalcanal
1942
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1942
Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
Description
The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 October 1942, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Santa Cruz or in Japanese sources as the Battle of the South Pacific, was the fourth carrier battle of the... More
Memories
Battle damage to the South Dakota:

One bomb hit on turret No. 1. Some damage to guns of turret No. 2
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1942 - 1942
Service from 1942

 
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