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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Home State
Massachusetts
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade


Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Torpedoed
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Worcester Rural Cemetery - Worcester, Massachusetts
Wall Coordinates
(memorial marker)
Jul 24, 1945
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
USS UNDERHILL DE 682

US Navy Unit Commendation

MARCH 2001: After 55 Years, USS Underhill Awarded Navy Unit Commendation.
2001
Service to 1945
USS Underhill (DE-682)
USS Underhill (DE-682)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1945 - 1945
USS Henry R. Kenyon (DE-683)
USS Henry R. Kenyon (DE-683)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1945 - 1945
USS Gillette (DE-681)
USS Gillette (DE-681)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1945 - 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
Comments Pending
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
Description 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
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
1945 - 1945
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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