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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1942 - 1953
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Home State
Rhode Island
MM-Machinists Mate


Location
Rhode Island
Jun 13, 2017
Service to 1953
USS Heermann (DD-532)
USS Heermann (DD-532)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1952 - 1952
USS Fiske (DD-842/DDR-842)
USS Fiske (DD-842/DDR-842)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1951 - 1952
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Good Conduct Medal was initially awarded to enlisted men of the Navy who completed a second (or subsequent) enlistment of three years under Continuous Service; obtained a general average of 4.5 on... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
USS Bearss (DD-654)
USS Bearss (DD-654)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1951 - 1951
USS Brownson (DD-868)
USS Brownson (DD-868)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1950 - 1951
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
Description
On 1 November Chinese elements were identified south of the Changjin Reservoir, and within ten days twelve divisions of the Chinese Communist Forces were identified. In the northwest, strong enemy att... More
People You Remember
On January 3, 1951, the FISKE sailed to join the United Nations Forces operating off the coast of Ko... More
1951 - 1951
Providence RI
Providence RI
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Providence - Rhode Island
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1948 - 1950
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
Description Pending
1950
Broken Service
Broken Service
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1945 - 1948
Boston
Boston
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Boston - Massachusetts
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1945 - 1945
Naval Special Hospital, Sun Valley, ID
Naval Special Hospital, Sun Valley, ID
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Sun Valley - Idaho
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1945 - 1945
Naval Hospital Farragut, ID
Naval Hospital Farragut, ID
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Cour D'Alene - Idaho
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1945 - 1945
San Francisco
San Francisco
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
San Francisco - California
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1945 - 1945
North Field, Tinian
North Field, Tinian
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Tinian Tent City Marianas Islands
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1945 - 1945
USS Crescent City (AP-40/APA-21)
USS Crescent City (AP-40/APA-21)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Okinawa
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1945 - 1945
USS Solace (AH-2)
USS Solace (AH-2)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1945 - 1945
USS Hugh W. Hadley (DD-774)
USS Hugh W. Hadley (DD-774)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
San Pedro - California
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1944 - 1945
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
It was pinned on me by an Army General while I was in the hospital on Tinian , June 1945, after the Hadley incident.
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
11 MAY 1945
1945
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Presidential Citation, 1945 as part of the crew of the U S S Hadley DD 774, for making Naval History, we were credited with shooting down the most enemy aircraft in a single engagement. 11 May 1945.

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1945
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Good Conduct Medal was initially awarded to enlisted men of the Navy who completed a second (or subsequent) enlistment of three years under Continuous Service; obtained a general average of 4.5 on... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
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
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
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
Memories
This one became a history making battle. We were part of the invasion forces on Easter Sunday. April... More
1945 - 1945
Norfolk VA (Faculty Staff)
Norfolk VA (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Norfolk - Virginia
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1944 - 1944
USS Bernadou (DD-153)
USS Bernadou (DD-153)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Location
Charlestown - South Carolina
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1943 - 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
Anzio Campaign (1944)
Description
On January 1944, in conjunction with a frontal assault, the Allies attempted to turn the Gustav Line by landing troops at Anzio. But the frontal attack failed, and the Allies were unable to break out ... More
Memories
Name of Operation: Invasion of Anzio Beach, Italy. This was an interesting venture. Our military had... More
1944 - 1944
Boston
Boston
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Location
Boston - Massachusetts
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
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MM-Machinists Mate
1942 - 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
Invasion of Salerno
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
European-African Middle Eastern Theatre, 1943/1944

Invasion of Sicily 1943. We were involved in shelling the beach during the landing. To the best of my knowledge we stayed in the area about 3-4 days. ... 
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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
Description Pending
1943
Operation Avalanche
Description
Operation Avalanche was the codename for the Allied landings near the port of Salerno, executed on 9 September 1943, part of the Allied invasion of Italy. The Italians withdrew from the war the day be... More
Memories
I believe our next real involvement was at Salerno beach, Italy ; again we were shelling the beach d... More
1943 - 1943
Sicily Campaign (1943)
Description
(Sicily Campaign 9 July to 17 August 1943) In preparation for the invasion of Sicily the Allies captured the islands in the Sicilian strait, with aerial bombardment forcing the capitulation of Pantell... More
Memories
We were shelling the beach during the landing of US Troops. For several days we were on patrol but n... More
1943 - 1943
Recruit Training (Newport, RI), 404
School
Recruit Training (Newport, RI)
Company
404
Comments
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1942
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
1942
Service from 1942

 
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