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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Service Years
1945 - 1952
NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Home State
Iowa
EM-Electrician's Mate


Location
Iowa
Plot Coordinates
SECTION 14 SITE 420
Location of Interment
Fort Snelling National Cemetery - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 03, 2015
Service to 1952
USS Gen William Mitchell (AP-114)
USS Gen William Mitchell (AP-114)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Comments
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EM-Electrician's Mate
1947 - 1952
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Description
Description Pending
1952
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
Siege of Wonsan
Description
The Blockade of Wonsan, or the Siege of Wonsan, from February 16, 1951 to July 27, 1953, during the Korean War, was the longest naval blockade in modern history, lasting 861 days. UN naval forces, pri... More
Memories
onboard USS General William Mitchell AP-114
transcribed/edited from ships story - The Mitchell has j
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1951 - 1951
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
1950
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
1950
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
Description
Communist efforts to divide the South Koreans against themselves having failed, the North Koreans decided to attempt their subjugation by military force. At 0400, Sunday, 25 June 1950 (Korean Time), N... More
Memories
onboard USS General William Mitchell AP-114
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1950 - 1950
Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
Description
(September 15–26, 1950) in the Korean War, an amphibious landing by U.S. and South Korean forces at the port of Inchon, near the South Korean capital, Seoul. A daring operation planned and executed un... More
Memories
onboard USS General William Mitchell AP-114
transcribed/edited from ships story
~about 18 November,
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1950 - 1950
Hungnam Evacuation
Description
The Hungnam evacuation, code-named Christmas Cargo, also known as the Miracle of Christmas, was the evacuation of UN forces and North Korean civilians from the port of Hungnam, North Korea, between 15... More
Memories
onboard USS General William Mitchell AP-114
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1950 - 1950
Naval Reserve Training Center (USNRTC), Quincy, IL
Naval Reserve Training Center (USNRTC), Quincy, IL
Rank
Fireman 1st Class
Location
USNR
NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
1946 - 1947
USS Saufley (DD-465)
USS Saufley (DD-465)
Rank
Fireman 1st Class
NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Comments
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1945 - 1946
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1946
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
1946
Naval Training & Distribution Center (TADCEN), Camp Shoemaker, Pleasanton, CA
Naval Training & Distribution Center (TADCEN), Camp Shoemaker, Pleasanton, CA
Rank
Fireman 2nd Class
Location
Dublin - California
NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 1945
(EM) Electricians Mate A School
(EM) Electricians Mate A School
Rank
Fireman 2nd Class
Location
Detroit - Michigan
NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 1945
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
Rank
Apprentice Seaman
Location
Waukegan, Illinois - United States
NEC
SA-0000-Seaman Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 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
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
Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in China between 7 July 1937, and 7 September 1939.[4]

1.The commemorative purposes for whic... 
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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
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
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
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
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
To be awarded the medal, a service member must have participated in one of the following actions:[1]

Participation in the initial landing operation of Leyte and adjoining islands from October 7 to ... 
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1945
China War Memorial Medal (1941-1945)
Criteria
This medal was established as the Medal in Commemoration of Victory in the Resistance Against Aggression, but is more commonly known as the China War Memorial Medal. It was established by the Republic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Antisubmarine Campaign
Description
For members of the military who did not receive campaign credit, but still served on active duty in the Pacific Theater, the following “blanket” campaigns are authorized for which the medal is awarded... More
1945 - 1945
Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
Description
On 10 March 1945, the U.S. Eighth Army—under Lt. Gen. Robert L. Eichelberger—was formally ordered by Gen. Douglas MacArthur to clear the rest of Mindanao, with the start of Operation VICTOR V, with ex... More
1945 - 1945
Borneo Operations
Description
The Borneo Campaign of 1945 was the last major Allied campaign in the South West Pacific Area during World War II. In a series of amphibious assaults between 1 May and 21 July, the Australian I Corps,... More
1945 - 1945
Service from 1945
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
1944 - 1944

 
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