Year of Birth 1897
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Home Town Not Specified
Last Address Blackwell
Date of Passing Not Specified
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Last Known ActivityDischarged from Naval Service, Aug 1, 1919.
Name: Smith, Charles L.
Rank: Chief boatswain's Mate
Home of Record: Blackwell, OK
DOB: Apr 2, 1897
POB: Blackwell, OK
NOK: Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Smith, Blackwell, OK
DOE: Active Duty: Jul 1, 1913
POE: Active Duty: Mare Island
DOS: Active Duty: Aug 1, 1919
POS: Active Duty: Unspecified
Remarks: Was on USS San Diego (AR-6) when boat was sunk. Transferred to Brest. In charge of Motor Transportation, shore Duty. Never Wounded. In hospital at Bordeau, France, after ship, Lake Bloomington, was sunk.
Source: "Honor Roll and Service Record, Kay Co, OK, p. 97" published by Blackwell Job Printing Company, Blackwell, OK.
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Unit USS San Diego (ACR/CA-6) Unit Page
Rank Chief Petty Officer NEC BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Location Not Specified Country/State North Atlantic Ocean
Hull number CA-6
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2009
Worst Moment Sinking of U.S.S. San Diego;
Chain of Command Captain Christy
Other Memories Remarks: Was on USS San Diego (AR-6) when boat was sunk. Transferred to Brest. In charge of Motor Transportation, shore Duty. Never Wounded. In hospital at Bordeau, France, after ship, Lake Bloomington, was sunk.