Boffi, Francesco Verrznzio, MM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
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Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1952-1952, MM-0000, USS Heermann (DD-532)
Service Years
1942 - 1953
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Rhode Island
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Boffi, Francesco Verrznzio (Bunko), MM1.
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2323 Pebble Beach Blvd
Orlando , FL 32826

Date of Passing
Jun 13, 2017
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  1945-1945, MM-0000, Naval Special Hospital, Sun Valley, ID

MM-Machinists Mate

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August / 1945

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October / 1945

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Petty Officer First Class

MM-0000-Machinist's Mate

Sun Valley

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Naval Special Hospital, Sun Valley, ID

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Naval Hospital (NAVHOSP)/Navy Regional Medical Center (NRMC)/Naval Medical Center (NAVMEDCEN)/Naval


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It was in this battle that I was burned over 85% of my body. We ruptured a 600 PSI 490 Deg. Steam line in the forward engine room. That was my duty and battle station. I happened to be in the lower level helping with feed pump problems and therefore had to come up two levels through live steam to make it to the main deck. I was picked up by an un-known ship and transferred to the USS Solace, a Navy hospital ship. The next 4+ months were spent in naval hospitals for the burns I received. I was initially at Tinian Island Tent-city hospital in the Mariana Islands. From there it was onto the receiving hospital, San Francisco for further transfer to Cour D�??Alene, Idaho at the Farragut Naval hospital. In mid-August I was sent to Sun Valley, Idaho Naval Convalescent Hospital to recuperate. I was discharged 5 Nov. 1945 from the Fargo Barracks, Boston, MA to my home in Cranston, RI.

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