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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Service Years
1941 - 1942
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Home State
Pennsylvania
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
Jun 06, 1942
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 1942
USS Hammann (DD-412)
USS Hammann (DD-412)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1942 - 1942
Navy and Marine Corps Medal
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism not involving actual conflict with... More
Comments
For Lt. Enright's heroic duty at Guadalcanal, he was posthumously awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal.

On May 4, 1942 during the Battle of the Coral Sea, Lt. Enright served as officer-in-charge ... 
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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
As a result of being killed-in-action during the sinking of the USS Hammann, Lt. Enright was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart.
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
The destroyer took part in training maneuvers in the New Caledonia area during early March, and on 27 March the Task Force departed for the Coral Sea. Hammann acted as screening ship and plane guard f... More
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
On 8 May came the main action of the Battle of the Coral Sea, the first naval engagement fought entirely on both sides between aircraft and ships. During the exchange of air attacks, Hammann screened ... More
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
The Battle of the Coral Sea, which checked the Japanese advance to the southeast, was over, but new demands called Hammann to the north. Under urgent orders from Admiral Chester Nimitz to meet a new t... More
1942
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
Memories
The destroyer took part in training maneuvers in the New Caledonia area during early March, and on 2... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of the Coral Sea
Description
The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought during 4–8 May 1942, was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United Sta... More
Memories
On 8 May came the main action of the Battle of the Coral Sea, the first naval engagement fought enti... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of Midway
Description
The Battle of Midway in the Pacific Theater of Operations was one of the most important naval battles of World War II. Between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, ... More
Memories
The Battle of the Coral Sea, which checked the Japanese advance to the southeast, was over, but new ... More
1942 - 1942
Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Rank
Ensign
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
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Ensign Ensign
1941 - 1942
Service from 1941

 
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