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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1935 - 1944
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Home State
Tennessee
MM-Machinists Mate


Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
China
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Bataan
Location of Interment
Woodlawn Memorial Park - Nashville, Tennessee
Wall Coordinates
Plot: Graceland
Dec 07, 1944
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 1944
Prisoner of War
Prisoner of War
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1942 - 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
Prisoner of War Medal
Criteria
The Prisoner of War Medal commemorates military service as a prisoner of war. It is awarded to any member of the Armed Forces who, since April 5, 1917, has been or shall be taken prisoner or held capt... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
USS Pigeon ASR-6
USS Pigeon ASR-6
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1942 - 1942
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Army Award) (Posthumously) to Machinist's Mate Second Class Herbe... More
1942
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
1942
Philippine Defense Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Defense Medal was awarded for service in the defense of the Philippines from December 8, 1941 to June 15, 1942, under either of the following conditions: Participation in any engagement... More
Comments
Comments Pending
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 Submarine Rescue Ship USS Pigeon (ASR-6) was sunk on May 4, 1942, by a dive bomber while her cre... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of Corrigedor
Description
The battle and delivery of food to Corrigedor P. I. and evacuates certain military personnel
Memories
While serving on PT-32, Herbert received the Silver Star
for his participation in the transfer of Gen
... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of the Philippines
Description
American Forces relentless effort to hold the Philippine Islands against an overwhelming Japanese Force. The Japanese eventually forced an American Surrender.
Memories
While serving on PT-32, Herbert received the Silver Star
for his participation in the transfer of Gen
... More
1941 - 1942
USS No Name (PT-32)
USS No Name (PT-32)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1940 - 1942
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
1941
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
Description Pending
1941
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1941
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
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
1941
Naval Sea Units
Naval Sea Units
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1936 - 1940
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1938
Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)/SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)/SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
Rank
Fireman Apprentice
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1935 - 1936
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
Rank
Fireman Recruit
Comments
Comments Pending
1935 - 1935
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 003
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
Company
003
1935
Service from 1935

 
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