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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Service Years
1941 - 1945
Home State
North Carolina


Location
North Carolina
Location of Interment
Bowman-Rector Cemetery - Marshall, North Carolina
Oct 24, 2012
US Occupation of Japan
Description
At the end of the Second World War, Japan was occupied by the Allied Powers, led by the United States with contributions also from Australia, British India, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. This fo... More
People You Remember
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Memories
21 Aug 1945 USS Missouri dispatched a 200-men party to USS Iowa for temporary duty with the initial... More
1945 - 1951
Service to 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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
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
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Missouri then steamed with the carriers to Iwo Jima where her main guns provided direct and continuous support to the invasion landings begun on 19 February.
1945
Navy Unit Commendation (NUC)
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Good Conduct Medal was initially awarded to enlisted men of the Navy who completed a second (or subsequent) enlistment of three years under Continuous Service; obtained a general average of 4.5 on... More
Comments
Comments Pending
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
USS Missouri BB-63

Served ashore in China or were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of operations in China between 2 September 1945 and 1 April 1957. Military services performed ... 
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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
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Missouri then steamed with the carriers to Iwo Jima where her main guns provided direct and continuous support to the invasion landings begun on 19 February.
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 Missouri BB-63
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 Missouri BB-63
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 Missouri BB-63
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
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
People You Remember
USS Missouri BB-63
Memories
24 Mar 1945 USS Missouri bombarded Okinawa, Japan.
1 Apr 1945 USS Missouri covered the landings at
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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
People You Remember
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Memories
Missouri then steamed with the carriers to Iwo Jima where her main guns provided direct and continuo... More
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
People You Remember
USS Mossiuri BB-63
Memories
27 May 1945 USS Missouri bombarded Japanese positions on Okinawa, Japan.
1945 - 1945
East of Kyushu
Description
The Yamato exited from the Inland Sea, was detected by the SJ radar on the USS Hackleback and tracked, as ordered by COMSUBPAC, position reported, and then sunk by the airforce just north of Okinawa.... More
People You Remember
USS Missouri BB-63
Memories
8 Jun 1945 USS Missouri bombarded Kyushu, Japan.
1945 - 1945
USS Missouri (BB-63)
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Rank
Ensign
Location
Pearl Harbor - Hawaii
NEC
113X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Special Warfare
Comments
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Ensign Ensign
1944 - 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
People You Remember
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Memories
13 Jun 1945 USS Missouri bombarded Japanese positions on Luzon, Philippine Islands.
1944 - 1945
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
Unknown operations, expeditions
1941 - 1945
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
Service from 1941

 
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