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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Service Years
1943 - 1945
NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Home State
Maine
SN-Seaman


Location
Maine
Mar 25, 2010
Service to 1945
USS Starlight (AP-175)
USS Starlight (AP-175)
Rank
Seaman 1st Class
NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Comments
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SN-Seaman
1943 - 1945
China Service Medal
Criteria
The China Service Medal was awarded to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who: Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in... More
Description
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175. His WWII awards included: China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II V... More
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
USS Starlight (AP-175): Marianas operation, Capture and occupation of Guam, 21 to 29 July 1944; Leyte operation, Leyte landings, Dulag, 20 October and 18 November 1944; Luzon operation, Lingayen Gulf ... More
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
USS Starlight (AP-175): Marianas operation, Capture and occupation of Guam, 21 to 29 July 1944; Leyte operation, Leyte landings, Dulag, 20 October and 18 November 1944; Luzon operation, Lingayen Gulf ... More
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175. His WWII awards included: China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II V... More
1945
Navy Occupation Service
Criteria
Occupation duty in the European-African-Middle Eastern area may be credited to organizations for duty performed on and subsequent to May 8, 1945. Terminal dates for eligibility periods and occupation ... More
Description
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175. His WWII awards included: China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II V... More
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m... More
Description
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175. His WWII awards included: China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II V... More
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m... More
Description
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175. His WWII awards included: China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II V... More
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
Memories
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175 (February 1944). His WWII awards incl... More
1945 - 1945
Invasion of Lingayen Gulf
Description
The Invasion of Lingayen Gulf was an Allied amphibious operation in the Philippines during World War II. In the early morning of 6 January 1945, a large Allied force commanded by Admiral Jesse B. Olde... More
Memories
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175 (February 1944). His WWII awards incl... More
1945 - 1945
Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
Description
On December 15, 1944, landings against minimal resistance were made on the southern beaches of the island of Mindoro, a key location in the planned Lingayen Gulf operations, in support of major landin... More
Memories
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175 (February 1944). His WWII awards incl... More
1944 - 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
USS Starlight (AP-175): Marianas operation, Capture and occupation of Guam, 21 to 29 July 1944; Leyte operation, Leyte landings, Dulag, 20 October and 18 November 1944; Luzon operation, Lingayen Gulf ... More
1944
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
USS Starlight (AP-175): Marianas operation, Capture and occupation of Guam, 21 to 29 July 1944; Leyte operation, Leyte landings, Dulag, 20 October and 18 November 1944; Luzon operation, Lingayen Gulf ... More
1944
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
USS Starlight (AP-175): Marianas operation, Capture and occupation of Guam, 21 to 29 July 1944; Leyte operation, Leyte landings, Dulag, 20 October and 18 November 1944; Luzon operation, Lingayen Gulf ... More
1944
Leyte Campaign (1944)
Description
The Battle of Leyte in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the amphibious invasion of the Gulf of Leyte in the Philippines by American and Filipino guerrilla forces under the command of General D... More
Memories
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175 (February 1944). His WWII awards incl... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Philippine Sea
Description
The Battle of the Philippine Sea (June 19–20, 1944) was a major naval battle of World War II that eliminated the Imperial Japanese Navy's ability to conduct large-scale carrier actions. It took place ... More
Memories
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175 (February 1944). His WWII awards incl... More
1944 - 1944
Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
Description
The Mariana and Palau Islands campaign, also known as Operation Forager, was an offensive launched by United States forces against Imperial Japanese forces in the Mariana Islands and Palau in the Paci... More
Memories
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175 (February 1944). His WWII awards incl... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Description
The Battle of Leyte Gulf, also called the Battles for Leyte Gulf, and formerly known as the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea, is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II ... More
Memories
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175 (February 1944). His WWII awards incl... More
1944 - 1944
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Newport, RI
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Newport, RI
Rank
Seaman Recruit
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
Recruit Training (Newport, RI)
School
Recruit Training (Newport, RI)
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
Seaman Breton was a Plank Owner on the U.S.S. Starlight AP-175. His WWII awards included: China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II V... More
1943
Service from 1943

 
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