Bailey, Vincent Leonard, SK1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1942-1944, SK-0000, Japan, Prisoner of War
Service Years
1934 - 1944
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cullman. AL
Last Address
1002 7th St, West
Cullman, AL

Casualty Date
Oct 24, 1944
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Brushy Creek Cemetery - Cullman, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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SK1 Bailey was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Corregidor on May 6, 1942. On September 7, 1944 while being transported aboard the Japanese ship Shinyo Maru, that ship was sunk by the USS Paddle (SS-263). Bailey was among the men listed as missing in action and later declared dead.

Service number: 2720497

POW Medal
Awarded for Actions During World War II
Service: Navy
Rank: Chief Communications Technician
Division: Prisoner of War (Philippine Islands and Japan)
General Orders: NARA Database: Records of World War II Prisoners of War, created, 1942 - 1947
Citation: Storekeeper First Class Vincent Leonard Bailey (NSN: 2720497), United States Navy, a former crewman of the U.S.S. CANOPUS (AS-9), was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Corregidor, Philippine Islands, on 6 May 1942, and was held as a Prisoner of War until his death while in captivity.
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  1942-1944, SK-0000, Japan, Prisoner of War


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Japan, Prisoner of War

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DENNIG, Richard Alphonse, LCDR, (1938-1968) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bryan, Arthur Melven, LCDR, (1917-1945) OFF 310X Lieutenant Commander
Rhodes, Raleigh Ernest, CDR, (1940-1961) OFF 000X Lieutenant
Gamel, John Worth, ENS, (1938-1943) OFF 000X Ensign
Hindenlang, Warren Arthur, ENS, (1942-1944) OFF 131X Ensign
Jackson, Wilma Leona, CAPT, (1936-1958) OFF 290X Ensign
Regan, Richard Arthur, Mach., (1925-1944) WO WO Machinist (WO)
Otto, Leon, LCDR, (1925-1953) CWO CWO Gunner (WO)
Reimer, John William, CPO, (1932-1942) AM AM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Adams, Charles Speed, CPO, (1922-1945) RM RM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Edwards, Houston Ernest, CPO, (1917-1944) EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Maass, Adolph Rudolph, CPO, (1921-1944) PhM PhM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Naugle, John Wesley, CPO, (1932-1942) RM RM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Sullivan, Leon Joseph, CPO, (1929-1944) GM GM-0000 Chief Gunner's Mate
Black, Robert Armstrong, PO1, (1936-1944) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Gaido, Bruno Peter, PO1, (1940-1942) AMM AMM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Hamilton, William Samuel, PO1, (1941-1944) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Lucky, Loyd, CPO, (1940-1960) FT FT-1138 Petty Officer First Class
Morgan, Jack Payne, PO1, (1931-1945) PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Shedlock, Victor Frank, PO1, (1916-1942) WT WT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Sparks, Mirma John Howard, PO1, (1919-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Yablonsky, Adolphe, PO1, (1931-1942) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Wilson, Robert Archibald, PO1, (1936-1945) FC FC-0000 Fire Controlman 1st Class
Yeargin, Marion Richard, PO2, (1927-1943) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Ambro, Eugene Allan, PO2, (1937-1944) PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Compton, Luther Carl, PO2, (1936-1944) PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Deck, Leonard Joseph, PO2, (1930-1943) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Brannum, Bill Clifton, PO3, (1940-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Elliott, Henry Leonidas, PO3, (1942-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hartz, William Albert, PO3, (1939-1944) PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Janney, General Arnold, PO3, (1939-1944) PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Sura, Michael, PO3, (1940-1945) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Taylor, Clifford Gene, PO3, (1940-1943) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Graham, George, Cox, (1937-1944) COX COX-0000 Coxswain
Barlow, Woods Richardson, S1c, (1940-1942) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Lechler, William Richard, S1c, (1934-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Meringolo, Ferdinand Frank, S1c, (1940-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Pullen, Robert Harold, S1c, (1940-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Grewcox, Charles Elbert, F1c, (1934-1943) MM MM-0000 Fireman 1st Class
Brown, Thomas Vincent, S2c, (1942-1943) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Cunningham, Winfield Scott, RADM, (1919-1950) OFF Captain
Dial, Nathaniel Minter, LT, (1932-1945) OFF Lieutenant
Gothie, Daniel Shinton, LT, (1932-1944) OFF Lieutenant
Murchison, William Jervis, LTJG, (1940-1945) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Jones, Luther Wilbur, CPO, (1926-1942) AG Chief Petty Officer

Branchaud, Fred Ervin, PO1, (1920-1942) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Prior, Frances, S1c, (1944-1948) 00 00-0000 Seaman 1st Class

Suggett, Robert, S1c, (1940-1945) GM GMG-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Lord, Joe, S2c, (1936-1944) 00 00-0000 Seaman Second Class
Prisoner of War

Bridget, Francis Joseph, CAPT, (1917-1944) OFF 131X Captain
HOEFFEL, Kenneth, RADM, (1917-1947) OFF 111X Captain
Connell, James Aloysius, LCDR, (1927-1945) OFF 220X Lieutenant Commander
Palmer, John Higbie, LTJG, (1942-1945) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Elliot, John William, ENS, (1940-1944) OFF 310X Ensign
LAUFF, Bernard, CAPT, (1937-1968) OFF 111X Ensign
Burns, William L., CPO, (1925-1944) BM BM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Firth, Howard, CPO, (1931-1942) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Guith, Frederick Gorman, CPO, (1928-1948) PrT PrT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Harbin, Earl Charles, CPO, (1926-1942) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer

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