Bruce, Frank M., LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1918-1919, BM-0107, USS Bobolink (AM-20)
Service Years
1896 - 1919
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Plank Owner
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1879
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Grand Island, NE
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
May 14, 1919
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
North Atlantic Ocean
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION PS-3 SITE 310

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  1918-1919, BM-0107, USS Bobolink (AM-20)

Lieutenant

From Month/Year
July / 1918

To Month/Year
May / 1919

Unit
USS Bobolink (AM-20) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant

NEC
BM-0107-Minesweeping Boatswain's Mate

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Bobolink (AM-20) Details

USS Bobolink (AM-20)
Hull number AM-20

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Surface Vessels

Strength
Auxiliary

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: May 15, 2013
   
Memories For This Unit

Chain of Command
LT Frank Bruce: Commander, 2nd Division - Overseas Minesweepers (USS Bobolink AM-20)

Other Memories
LT FRANK BRUCE, USN

Commander USS Bobolink (AM 20) Orkney Islands, North Atlantic.

Bruce entered the Navy as a Boatswain 6 February 1898 and was commissioned a Lieutenant (temporary) 1 July 1918. He commanded Bobolink (AM-20) during the North Sea Mine Barrage Sweep and was killed when a mine exploded 17 May 1919.

   
   
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