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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman Second Class
Service Years
1941 - 1942
NEC
S2c-0000-Seaman 2nd Class
Home State
Pennsylvania


Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
IOOF Cemetery - Berlin, Pennsylvania
Wall Coordinates
(memorial marker)
Nov 13, 1942
Service to 1942
USS Monssen (DD-436)
USS Monssen (DD-436)
Rank
Seaman Second Class
NEC
S2c-0000-Seaman 2nd Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
Boston Navy Yard
Boston Navy Yard
Rank
Apprentice Seaman
NEC
AS-0000-Apprentice Seaman
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
USS Monssen (DD-436)
USS Monssen (DD-436)
Rank
Apprentice Seaman
NEC
AS-0000-Apprentice Seaman
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
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
1942
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
1942
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
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1942
Battle of Savo Island
Description
On 7 Aug 1942, the United States committed to its first land based counterattack.  The Marines landed at both Tulagi and Guadalcanal, on both sides of Savo Sound.  The installation at Guadalcanal was ... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of the Eastern Solomons
Description
The naval Battle of the Eastern Solomons (also known as the Battle of the Stewart Islands and, in Japanese sources, as the Second Battle of the Solomon Sea  took place on 24–25 August 1942, and was th... More
1942 - 1942
Recruit Training (Newport, RI)
School
Recruit Training (Newport, RI)
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
Service from 1941

 
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