Bailey, John Bruce, F1c

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Last Rank
Fireman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
F1c-0000-Fireman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fireman First Class
Primary Unit
1945-1947, F1c-0000, USS Missouri (BB-63)
Service Years
1945 - 1947
Fireman 1st Class

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Madison, NC
Last Address
Marshall, NC

Date of Passing
Oct 24, 2012
Location of Interment
Bowman-Rector Cemetery - Marshall, North Carolina
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Mr. John Bruce Bailey

Visitation 5-7pm Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Madison Funeral Home
Funeral 11am Sunday, October 28, 2012 in the Chapel of Madison Funeral Home
Interment Bowman-Rector Cemetery
Age 84

John Bruce Bailey, 84, of Marshall, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

Mr. Bailey was born December 27, 1927 in Madison County. He attended Mars Hill College until he enlisted in the Navy. John was stationed at Pearl Harbor on the USS Missouri and was present on the ship when the Armistice Treaty was signed by Japan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Willis and Alva Merrill Bailey; brother, Charles Bailey who died while serving his country as a Airborne Ranger in the US Army during the Korean conflict; and his sister, June Maccoli.

Surviving are his sisters, Hilda Frisby of Asheville and Sandra Sams of Marshall; four nieces and a nephew.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, October 28, 2012 in the chapel of Madison Funeral Home with Reverend Sam Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Bowman-Rector with Military Honors conducted by Mars Hill VFW Post 5483.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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  1945-1947, F1c-0000, USS Missouri (BB-63)

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 USS Missouri (BB-63) Details

USS Missouri (BB-63)
Iowa Class Battleship: Displacement 45,000 Tons, Dimensions, 887' 3" (oa) x 108' 2" x 37' 9" (Max). Armament 9 x 16"/50 20 x 5"/38AA, 80 x 40mm 49 x 20mm, 3 AC. Armor, 12 1/8" Belt, 17" Turrets, 1 1/2" +6" +5/8" Decks, 17 1/4" Conning Tower. Machinery, 212,000 SHP; G.E. Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 33 Knots, Crew 1921. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Naval Ship Yard, January 6, 1941. Launched January 29, 1944. Commissioned June 11, 1944. Decommissioned February 26, 1955. Recommissioned May 10, 1986. Decommissioned March 31, 1992. Stricken for disposal January 12, 1995. Donated for preservation May 4, 1998. Fate: Preserved as a museum at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, June 1998.

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USS Missouri (BB-63)

Moore, Ollis, (1945-1954) BM BM-0000 [Other Service Rank]
Dennison, Robert Lee, ADM, (1923-1963) OFF 112X Captain
Markus, Norbert, LTJG, (1943-1946) .G Sp(G) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lajoie, Philippe, (1944-1946) MAT MATT-0000 Other Service Rank
Erickson, Leif, CPO, (1941-1945) PH PH-8143 Chief Petty Officer
Bailey, William S, PO1, (1940-1946) CM CM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bucon, Henry, PO1, (1944-1946) YN CYN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Dalton, Verlan Riley, PO1, (1941-1945) SF SF-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Munro, David, PO1, (1942-1945) CB CB-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Taub, Jerry, PO2, (1943-1946) SM SM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Kopf, Donald W., PO3, (1946-1949) RD RD-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Poulin, Lawrence, PO3, (1937-1945) WT WT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Randall, Jerome Edward, PO3, (1944-1946) RD RD-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Weichel, Don, PO3, (1947-1951) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Weichel, Donald, PO3, (1947-1951) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Dobratz, Arthur, PO3, (1943-1945) FC FC-0000 Fire Controlman 3rd Class
Viands, Kenneth Creighton, Cox, (1944-1947) COX COX-0000 Coxswain
Dobratz, Arthur, PO3, (1943-1945) FC FC-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Donahue, Joseph, S1c, (1944-1947) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Nemeth, Joe, S1c, (1942-1945) GM GM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Ray, Dayberry, S1c, (1946-1947) FTG FTG-0000 Seaman 1st Class
McDonald, John, S2c, (1946-1952) RM RM-2319 Seaman Second Class
Rudolph, Alfred, SA, (1945-1948) SA SA-0000 Seaman Apprentice
Costello, John, HA, (1944-1947) SA SA-0000 Hospitalman Apprentice
Sherman, Frederick Carl, ADM, (1910-1947) Vice Admiral
Callaghan, William, VADM, (1918-1957) Captain
Hillenkoetter, Roscoe H., VADM, (1919-1957) Captain
Murray, Stuart Shadrick, VADM, (1919-1956) Captain
Bostic, Earl, LCDR, (1945-1973) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lanouette, Norman, PO1, (1946-1963) Seaman
Ulshafer, W. Paul, SN, (1946-1948) SN Seaman
Packer, Harwell, HN, (1945-1951) Hospitalman
Vecchio, Guido, S1c, (1944-1946) Airman 1st Class
Britto, Arthur, HA2c, (1945-1947) AS Seaman Second Class
Comeau, Amos Joseph, S2c, (1944-1945) 00 Seaman Second Class
Baumberger, Walter Harlen, VADM, (1934-1974) Commander
MURRAY, Albert, CDR, (1942-1947) Commander
Backus, Standish, CDR, (1940-1956) Lieutenant Commander
JAMIESON, Mitchell, LT, (1942-1945) Lieutenant

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