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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Service Years
1943 - 1944
NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Home Country
United States


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
France
Conflict
World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord
Jun 08, 1944
Service to 1944
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
Comments Pending
1944
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
Description Pending
1944
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
Description Pending
1944
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1944
Operation Overlord
Description
The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest ... More
Memories
Delayed by weather for 24 hours, the "U" force sailed for France on 5 June, with Rich in the screen ... More
1944 - 1944
USS Rich (DE-695)
USS Rich (DE-695)
Rank
Seaman 1st Class
NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
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
Rich was primarily engaged in coastal escort and patrol duty with Escort Division 19 until the end o... More
1943 - 1944
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
Rank
Seaman Recruit
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
(SN) Seaman Apprenticeship School
(SN) Seaman Apprenticeship School
Rank
Seaman Second Class
NEC
S2c-0000-Seaman 2nd Class
Comments
Comments Pending
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
Description Pending
1943
Service from 1943

 
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