Blevins, William F, HMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Hospital Corpsman
Primary Unit
1957-1957, HM-0000, USS Sea Robin (SS-407)
Service Years
1944 - 1964
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
HM-Hospital Corpsman
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Eugene Claude Ipox, Jr., TM1 to remember Blevins, William F, CPO USN(Ret).

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Date of Passing
Sep 25, 2012
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Cold War Medal

Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI)Post 1758, St. Mark S Post
  2009, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 1758, St. Mark S Post (Member) (Dorchester Center, Massachusetts) - Chap. Page

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Last Known Activity
William F. Blevins, 91 of Whitman, formerly of Weymouth and South Boston died September 25 after a period of failing health. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late John H. and Beatrice M. (Raynard) Blevins. He attended Boston schools and served proudly during WWII in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Boston and was a retired Navy Chief Corpsman. William spent his career in sales for Sears in Quincy and Braintree. He was a Holland Club Award Recipient, a long time member of the Abington VFW and the McKeon Post in Dorchester, the Weymouth Elks, a member of the Castle Island Association, and a member of the Boston Sub Vet's Club. William was also a member in the Top 3 Retired Military. He was an avid bicycle rider, and enjoyed traveling especially to Hawaii and Ireland.

William was predeceased by his wife, Mary (Ronayne) Blevins and is survived by his daughters Kathleen McIver and her husband Paul of Pembroke and Mary Russo of Weymouth. He was also father of the late Janet Dickson. Grandfather of 6 grandchildren; Jeff, Bill, Stephanie, Max, Allison and Andrea and great grandfather of 8. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and his friend Jane Murray of Whitman.

Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 2 Maquan St., at the corner of Rte 14 & 58 in Hanson on Sunday from 2-6PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00AM in St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1 Maquan St., Rte 14 in Hanson. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Dorchester. Donations in William's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 or The Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, Development Office, 50 Congress St., Ste 730, Boston, MA 02109.
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  1957-1957, HM-0000, USS Sea Robin (SS-407)

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USS Sea Robin (SS-407) Unit Page

Chief Petty Officer

HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman

New London

 USS Sea Robin (SS-407) Details

USS Sea Robin (SS-407)
Hull number SS-407

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2012
Memories For This Unit

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After engaging in special operations in late 1956 and early 1957, Sea Robin resumed normal duties in the New London area until entering the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on 24 July 1957 for a two-month overhaul.

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3 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Sea Robin (SS-407)

Mack, Chester, CAPT, (1953-1973) OFF 112X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hendershot, James, PO3, (1953-1957) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hendershot, Jim, PO3, (1953-1957) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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