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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Service Years
1943 - 1946
NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Home State
Arkansas
SN-Seaman


Location
Arkansas
Dec 28, 2013
Service to 1946
USS New Orleans (CA-32)
USS New Orleans (CA-32)
Rank
Seaman 1st Class
NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
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1943 - 1946
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
At the close of the war

New Orleans sailed on 28 August 1945 with a cruiser-destroyer force to ports of China and Korea. She covered the internment of Japanese ships at Tsingtao, the evacuation of libe... 
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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
Clifford Allen Welch, USS New Orleans 1943-1946.
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
Description Pending
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Clifford Allen Welch, USS New Orleans 1943-1946.
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
Clifford Allen Welch, USS New Orleans 1943-1946.
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
1945

After replenishing at Ulithi, New Orleans guarded carriers during raids throughout the Philippin

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1945 - 1945
Iwo Jima Operation
Description
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japane... More
Memories
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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1945 - 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
1945

After replenishing at Ulithi, New Orleans guarded carriers during raids throughout the Philippin

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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
1945

After replenishing at Ulithi, New Orleans guarded carriers during raids throughout the Philippin

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1944 - 1945
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
The USS New Orleans saw combat in most of the battles of the Pacific war.
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
Clifford Allen Welch, USS New Orleans 1943-1946.
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
1944
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
Clifford Allen Welch, USS New Orleans 1943-1946.
1944
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
Description Pending
1944
Operation Reckless
Description
The Battle of Hollandia (code-named Operation Reckless) was an engagement between American and Japanese forces during World war II. It took place in spring of 1944 and was part of the New Guinea campa... More
Memories
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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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
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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1944 - 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
1945

After replenishing at Ulithi, New Orleans guarded carriers during raids throughout the Philippin

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1944 - 1944
Battle of Cape Engano
Description
he battle of Cape Engano (25 October 1944) was a one-sided American victory that saw Admiral Halsey's 3rd Fleet sink four Japanese aircraft carriers, but at the same time exposing the invasion shippin... More
Memories
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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1944 - 1944
Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
Description
The Battle of Kwajalein was fought as part of the Pacific campaign of World War II. It took place from 31 January-3 February 1944, on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Employing the hard-learne... More
Memories
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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1944 - 1944
Battle of Mindoro
Description
The Battle of Mindoro was a battle in World War II between forces of the United States and Japan, in Mindoro Island in the central Philippines, from 13–16 December 1944, during the Philippines campaig... More
Memories
1945

After replenishing at Ulithi, New Orleans guarded carriers during raids throughout the Philippin

... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Saipan
Description
The Battle of Saipan was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands from 15 June–9 July 1944. The Allied invasion fleet embarking the exped... More
Memories
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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1944 - 1944
Battle of Samar
Description
The Battle of Samar (25 October 1944) was the nearest the Japanese came to success during the battle of Leyte Gulf and saw a powerful Japanese battleship force come close to destroying a force of Amer... More
Memories
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

... 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
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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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
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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1944 - 1944
Battle of Tinian
Description
The Battle of Tinian was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Tinian in the Mariana Islands from 24 July until 1 August 1944. The 9,000-man Japanese garrison was e... More
Memories
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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1944 - 1944
Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
Description
The Solomon Islands campaign was a major campaign of the Pacific War of World War II. The campaign began with Japanese landings and occupation of several areas in the British Solomon Islands and Bouga... More
Memories
1943

Returning to Pearl Harbor on 31 August for combat training, New Orleans next joined a cruiser-de

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1943 - 1944
New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
Description
The last obstacle in liberating all of New Guinea island was the Vogelkop Peninsula in Dutch New Guinea. The Japanese resistance on the peninsula gathered at Manokwari, and MacArthur did not wish to c... More
Memories
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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1943 - 1944
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
Clifford Allen Welch, USS New Orleans 1943-1946.
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
Clifford Allen Welch, USS New Orleans 1943-1946.
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
Description Pending
1943
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
1943

Returning to Pearl Harbor on 31 August for combat training, New Orleans next joined a cruiser-de

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1943 - 1943
Service from 1943
Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
Description
Operation Hailstone was a massive naval air and surface attack launched on February 16–17, 1944, during World War II by the United States Navy against the Japanese naval and air base at Truk in the Ca... More
Memories
1944

From 29 January 1944, New Orleans fired on targets in the Marshalls, hitting air installations a

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1941 - 1943

 
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