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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman Second Class
Service Years
1942 - 1943
NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Home Country
United States
SN-Seaman


Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Kula Gulf
Jul 06, 1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Service to 1943
USS Helena (CL-50)
USS Helena (CL-50)
Rank
Seaman Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
(SN) Seaman Apprenticeship School
(SN) Seaman Apprenticeship School
Rank
Seaman Recruit
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
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
1943
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
1943
Navy Unit Commendation (NUC)
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff... More
Description
Description Pending
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
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
Description Pending
1943
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
Description Pending
1943
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
Description Pending
1943
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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Memories
Seven minutes after she opened fire, she was hit by a torpedo; within the next 3 minutes, she was st... More
1943 - 1943
New Georgia Campaign (1943)
Description
This operation was fought during the Pacific war on this group of islands situated in the central Solomons. US forces invaded them as part of an American offensive (CARTWHEEL) to isolate and neutraliz... More
Memories
After overhaul in Sydney, Australia, she was back at Espiritu Santo in March to participate in bomba... More
1943 - 1943
Battle of Kula Gulf
Description
The naval Battle of Kula Gulf took place in the early hours of 6 July 1943 during World War II and was between United States and Japanese ships off the coast of Kolombangara in the Solomon Islands.
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Memories
The landing of troops was completed successfully by dawn, but in the afternoon of 5 July 1943, word ... More
1943 - 1943
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
Rank
Seaman Apprentice
NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Comments
Comments Pending
SN-Seaman
1942 - 1943
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
1942
Service from 1942

 
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