Cranford, Robert Marion, WT1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
WT-0000-Water Tender
Last Rating/NEC Group
Water Tender
Primary Unit
1943-1944, WT-0000, USS Houston (CL-81)
Service Years
1932 - 1944
WT-Water Tender
Three Hash Marks

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Home State
Year of Birth
Not Specified
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Little Rock, AR
Last Address
2410 Booker St
Little Rock, AR
(Father~Robert Cornelius Cranford)

Casualty Date
Oct 14, 1944
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing (cenotaph)

 Official Badges 

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWWII Memorial National Registry
  1944, World War II Fallen
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2016, WWII Memorial National Registry

  1943-1944, WT-0000, USS Houston (CL-81)

WT-Water Tender

From Month/Year
May / 1943

To Month/Year
October / 1944

USS Houston (CL-81) Unit Page

Petty Officer First Class

WT-0000-Water Tender

Not Specified

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 USS Houston (CL-81) Details

USS Houston (CL-81)
Hull number CL-81

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels

Light Cruiser

Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016
My Photos For This Unit
No Available Photos
9 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Houston (CL-81)

Miller, Clarence Irving, CPO, (1935-1944) WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Welge, Edwin, LTJG, (1943-1950) OFF 00X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Behrend, Carl Wilhelm, WO, (1933-1944) WO WO Machinist (WO)
Ewall, Ralph, PO3, (1943-1944) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Murphy, George Dewey, PO2, (1942-1947) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 3rd Class
Lanzelotti, William Anthony, S1c, (1943-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman First Class
Bourke, Frank Frederick, F1c, (1943-1944) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman First Class
Cox, James Robert, F1c, (1943-1944) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman First Class
Behrens, William Wohlsen, RADM, (1917-1948) OFF Captain

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