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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Service Years
1917 - 1944
Home State
Tennessee
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge


Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Indonesia
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Knoxville National Cemetery - Knoxville, Tennessee
Wall Coordinates
Plot A-5693, Row 25
Jul 10, 1944
Service to 1944
Japan, Prisoner of War
Japan, Prisoner of War
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
EM-Electrician's Mate
1942 - 1944
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1944
USS Perch (SS-176)
USS Perch (SS-176)
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
EM-Electrician's Mate
1938 - 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
Comments Pending
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
1942
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
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
Battle of Java Sea
Description
The Battle of the Java Sea was a decisive naval battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II.

Allied navies suffered a disastrous defeat at the hand of the Imperial Japanese Navy, on 27 February 19
... More
1942 - 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
1941
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
1941
Japanese air attacks on US vessels in Cavite
Description
Japanese air attack on USS PEARY (DD-226), USS SEADRAGON (SS-194),USS SEALION (SS-195),USS BITTERN (AM-36)in Cavite, Philippines
Memories
At the outbreak of hostilities, Perch - commanded by David A. Hurt - was in Cavite Navy Yard. She to... More
1941 - 1941
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Star in Lieu of the following Clasps
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
1939
WWI Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War I Victory Medal was awarded for military service during the First World War. It was awarded for active service between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918; for service with the American... More
Description
Description Pending
1919
Service from 1917

 
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