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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Service Years
1940 - 1943
NEC
SC-0000-Ships Cook/Ships Baker
Home State
Iowa
SC-Ships Cook/Baker
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 6 Patrols


Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall Coordinates
(cenotaph)
Apr 08, 1943
Service to 1943
USS Triton (SS-201)
USS Triton (SS-201)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
SC-0000-Ships Cook/Ships Baker
Comments
Comments Pending
SC-Ships Cook/Baker
1941 - 1943
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
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
1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1943
USS Triton (SS-201)
Description
USS Triton (SS-201), a Tambor-class submarine, was the first submarine and third ship of the United States Navy to be named for Triton,a mythological Greek god, the messenger of the sea. Her keel was ... More
1943 - 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
Description Pending
1942
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
1942
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
1942
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
1942
USS Wharton (AP-7)
USS Wharton (AP-7)
Rank
Mess Attendant 3rd Class
NEC
MATT-0000-Mess Attendant
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1941
USS R-5 (SS-82)
USS R-5 (SS-82)
Rank
Mess Attendant 3rd Class
NEC
MATT-0000-Mess Attendant
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1941
SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama
SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama
Rank
Mess Attendant 3rd Class
NEC
MATT-0000-Mess Attendant
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1941
USS Triton (SS-201)
USS Triton (SS-201)
Rank
Mess Attendant 3rd Class
NEC
MATT-0000-Mess Attendant
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 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
USS Reina Mercedes (IX-25)
USS Reina Mercedes (IX-25)
Rank
Mess Attendant 3rd Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1940
Recruit Training (Norfolk, VA)
School
Recruit Training (Norfolk, VA)
1940
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Star in Lieu of the following Clasps
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
1940
Service from 1940

 
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