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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1940 - 1945
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Home State
Illinois
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler


Location
Illinois
Location of Interment
Graceland Cemetery - Albert Lea, Minnesota
Dec 20, 2006
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
2002
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1946
Service to 1945
USS Haddock (SS-231)
USS Haddock (SS-231)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate/SS
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1944 - 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
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
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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1941 - 1945
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
1941 - 1945
USS Guardfish (SS-217)
USS Guardfish (SS-217)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate/SS
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1942 - 1944
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
New London/Groton - Connecticut
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate/SS
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1944 - 1944
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Service aboard the USS Guardfish (SS-217) during 8th War Patrol
1944
USS Pampanito (SS-383)
USS Pampanito (SS-383)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate/SS
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1943 - 1943
USS Wasmuth (DD-338)
USS Wasmuth (DD-338)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1942 - 1942
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
First & Second War Patrols of USS Guardfish (SS-217)
1942
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
1942
Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
Description
The Philippines Campaign (Filipino:Labanan sa Pilipinas (1941–1942)) or the Battle of the Philippines was the invasion of the Philippines by Japan in 1941–1942 and the defense of the islands by Filipi... More
1941 - 1942
USS Plunger (SS-179)
USS Plunger (SS-179)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate/SS
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1941 - 1941
USS Arizona (BB-39)
USS Arizona (BB-39)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1940 - 1941
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
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
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
1941
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
1941
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Description
The attack on Pearl Harbor, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, the Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters,  and Operation Z during planning, was a surpri... More
1941 - 1941
Service from 1940
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
1939

 
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