Gressman, George Arthur, MoMM1c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1944-1945, MO-0000, USS Seadog (SS-401)
Service Years
1940 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1917
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Eugene Claude Ipox, Jr., TM1 to remember Gressman, George Arthur, PO1.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Raleigh, NC

Date of Passing
Feb 27, 2013
 
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon




 Military Association Memberships
Submarine Veterans of WW IITarheel Base
  1999, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  1999, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Tarheel Base (Member) (Greensboro, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Our shipmate, George A. Gressman, 95, a Submarine Veteran of WWII and a Tarheel Base member who lived off Creedmoor Road in Raleigh, NC departed on his eternal patrol on Wednesday, 27 Feb 13. He wished not to have any services. His body was to be cremated, and then his ashes will be taken back out to sea by a submarine from Norfolk, VA at a later date.


George was born on 06/23/17.


George qualified in submarines in 1940 onboard USS R-14 (SS-91). He also served on USS S-24 (SS-129), USS O-9 (SS-70), USS Spearfish (SS-190), and USS Sea Dog (SS-401). He served on active duty 1939 - 1946, achieving the rank of MOMM1(SS).


George’s oar is at rest.


George’s daughter, Susan K. Lynch and her husband Brian, who live in Raleigh, joined us for breakfast with us at the Golden Corral in Cary on Saturday, 9 March 2013 and were presented with our traditional Book of Remembrance and WWII bronze marker. 38 Subvets also attended this breakfast.


The message below, although addressed to your Chaplain, is intended for all North Carolina Subvets:


"Dear Chaplain Bill: We do not have the words to say how much Brian and I appreciate your invitation to breakfast. It is an event Brian and I will always remember.


"The last few months have been very difficult. Meeting you and all the Subvets could not have come at a better time.


"You all are a wonderful group and we are grateful for your service and your friendship.


"Thank you again for the Book of Remembrance and plaque...two very special gifts.


"Most sincerely.


"Susan & Brian Lynch"



   
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  1941-1943, MO-0000, USS R-14 (SS-91)

MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

From Month/Year
October / 1941

To Month/Year
January / 1943

Unit
USS R-14 (SS-91) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class

NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler

Location
Key West

Country/State
Florida
 
 
 Patch
 USS R-14 (SS-91) Details

USS R-14 (SS-91)

Type
Sub-Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Submarines

Strength
Submarine

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: May 5, 2013
   
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
RFD fm Falson 10/16/41, TRF 1/21/43 to RecSta San Francisco, FFT Pearl.
In the spring of 1941, she moved down the coast to Key West, Florida, her homeport as of 1 June. In the fall, she returned to New London for overhaul and on 22 November resumed operations out of Key West.

   
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8 Members Also There at Same Time
USS R-14 (SS-91)

Krecker, Sterling Schlicter, PO2, (1941-1944) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Fox, Earl Russell H., RADM, (1941-1999) OFF 118X Ensign
Dickerson, Darrell Ellroy, CPO, (1932-1944) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Thrasher, Robert Theodore, PO1, (1937-1943) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Hitch, Richard Beverly, PO1, (1939-1944) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Lamothe, Joseph Norman, PO3, (1942-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Snipes, John William, PO1, (1942-1944) F3c F3c-0000 Fireman 3rd Class
Zofcin, George, PO1, (1941-1944) FA FA-0000 Fireman Recruit

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