Smith, Charles, BMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1918-1919, BM-0000, USS Lake Bloomington
Service Years
1913 - 1919
BM-Boatswain's Mate

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Last Known Activity
Discharged from Naval Service, Aug 1, 1919.
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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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  1918-1919, BM-0000, USS Lake Bloomington

BM-Boatswain's Mate

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USS Lake Bloomington Unit Page

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BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate

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North Atlantic Ocean
 USS Lake Bloomington Details

USS Lake Bloomington
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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2009
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Worst Moment
In hospital at Bordeau, France, after ship, Lake Bloomington, was sunk.

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