Bouvia, Chester, MM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1941-1942, MM-0000, USS Grunion (SS-216)
Service Years
1923 - 1942
MM-Machinists Mate
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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1902
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Savanna
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Not Specified
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Body Not Recovered

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World War II Fallen
  1942, World War II Fallen [Verified]


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Last Known Activity
His Navy Commendation Medal Citation reads:

For meritorious conduct as a member of the crew of the U.S.S. GRUNION which destroyed three enemy destroyers while engaged in a war patrol in enemy controlled waters. Despite severe and persistent anti-submarine measures resulting from these three successful attacks, the GRUNION was brought safely through the counter attacks and continued an aggressive war patrol. As a member of the crew of the GRUNION, your performance of duty was an important and material contribution to the prosecution of this war.
   
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  1932-1934, MM-0000, USS Arkansas (BB-33)

MM-Machinists Mate

From Month/Year
February / 1932

To Month/Year
January / 1934

Unit
USS Arkansas (BB-33) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class

NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Arkansas (BB-33) Details

USS Arkansas (BB-33)
Wyoming Class Battleship: Displacement 26,000 Tons, Dimensions, 562' (oa) x 93' 3" x 29' 7" (Max). Armament 12 x 12"/50, 21 x 5"/51, 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 11" Belt, 12" Turrets, 3" Decks, 11 1/2" Conning Tower. Machinery, 28,000 SHP; Direct Drive Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 20.5 Knots, Crew 1063. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York, Shipbuilding, Camden, NJ., January 25, 1910. Launched January 14, 1911. Commissioned September 17, 1912. Decommissioned July 29, 1946. Stricken August 15, 1946. Fate: Sunk July 25, 1946, During Atomic Bomb Test "Baker" at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Wyoming-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Aug 4, 2020
   
   
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7 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Arkansas (BB-33)

Cecil, Charles Purcell, RADM, (1916-1944) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Harp, Edward Blaine, RADM, (1929-1961) OFF 410X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Stuart, Richard, CAPT, (1934-1961) OFF 00X Ensign
Mihok, Fred J., WO, (1926-1940) AM AM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Murray, Stuart Shadrick, VADM, (1919-1956) Lieutenant Commander
Becton, F. Julian, RADM, (1931-1966) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Geist, John Willard, CAPT, (1934-1961) OFF Ensign

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