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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman Second Class
Service Years
1943 - 1943
NEC
SD-0000-Steward
Home State
Pennsylvania
SD-Steward


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea, Pacific Ocean
Nov 24, 1943
Service to 1943
USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
Rank
Seaman Second Class
NEC
SD-0000-Steward
Comments
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SD-Steward
1943 - 1943
Naval Station, Great Lakes, IL/Camp Robert Smalls
Naval Station, Great Lakes, IL/Camp Robert Smalls
Rank
Apprentice Seaman
NEC
AS-0000-Apprentice Seaman
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
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
Steward's Mate Second Class Roscoe Lee Farmer Sr. was Killed In Action on November 23, 1943. USS Liscome Bay CVE-56.
1943
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
1943
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
Steward's Mate Second Class Roscoe Lee Farmer Sr. was Killed In Action on November 23, 1943. USS Liscome Bay CVE-56.
1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1943
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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Memories
Sinking

On 23 November, I-175 arrived off Makin. The temporary task group, built around Rear Admiral

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1943 - 1943
Battle of Tarawa
Description
The Battle of Tarawa (US code name Operation Galvanic) was a battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II, fought from November 20 to November 23, 1943. It took place at the Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbe... More
Memories
Sinking

On 23 November, I-175 arrived off Makin. The temporary task group, built around Rear Admiral

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1943 - 1943
Service from 1943

 
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