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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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
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Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1942
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Drowned, Suffocated
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World War II
Location of Interment
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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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  1934-1936, MM-0000, USS Ranger (CV-4)

MM-Machinists Mate

From Month/Year
June / 1934

To Month/Year
July / 1936

USS Ranger (CV-4) Unit Page

Petty Officer First Class

MM-0000-Machinist's Mate

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 USS Ranger (CV-4) Details


Hull number CV-4

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit

Aircraft Carrier

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 2020
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27 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Ranger (CV-4)

Wirth, John, LT, (1934-1945) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ricketts, Milton Ernest, LT, (1935-1942) OFF 111X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Stroh, Robert Joseph, VADM, (1930-1969) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Luckenbach, Lovine, LCDR, (1928-1958) MU MU-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Kerns (Kernitzki), Michael, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Taylor, Edward, S1c, (1935-1937) 00 00E Seaman First Class
Bellinger, Patrick, VADM, (1907-1947) Captain
Whiting, Kenneth, CAPT, (1905-1943) Captain
Christie, Ralph Waldo, VADM, (1915-1949) Commander
Greenman, William Garrett, Cmdre, (1909-1949) OFF Commander
Montgomery, Alfred Eugene, VADM, (1912-1951) Commander
Sherman, Forrest, ADM, (1918-1951) Lieutenant Commander
Van Deurs, George, RADM, (1923-1951) OFF Lieutenant Commander
Isbell, Arnold Jay, CAPT, (1917-1945) OFF Lieutenant
RILEY, Herbert, VADM, (1927-1964) Lieutenant
Soucek, Apollo, VADM, (1921-1955) Lieutenant
Van Voorhis, Bruce Avery, CDR, (1925-1943) Lieutenant
Kyes, James Elsworth, CDR, (1930-1943) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Raborn, William Francis, VADM, (1928-1963) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Schneider, Earle Caffrey, LCDR, (1929-1943) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hyde, John Milton, CAPT Ensign
Tyree, Jr., John Augustine, VADM, (1933-1971) Ensign
Fischer, Harry Frederick, CAPT, (1935-1970) Seaman First Class
Kernitzki, Walter, S1c, (1932-1936) Seaman First Class
Hedrick, Claude, PO3, (1936-1940) Seaman
STROOP, Paul David, VADM, (1926-1965) Lieutenant
Blount, Cecil Edward, LCDR, (1935-1955) Ensign

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