Faber, Thomas George, SK2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
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Primary Unit
1941-1942, SK-0000, USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Service Years
1940 - 1942

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Casualty Info
Home Town
West Allis, WI
Last Address
1333 S 75th St
West Allis, WI

Casualty Date
Oct 26, 1942
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
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USS Enterprise (CV-6) departed Pearl Harbor on October 16, 1942 headed for the South Pacific, where with Hornet she formed TF 61, although Captain Osborne Hardison relieved Davis on 21 October. Five days later, Enterprise scout planes located a Japanese carrier force and the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands was under way. Enterprise aircraft struck carriers and cruisers during the struggle, while the Big E herself underwent intensive attack. Hit twice by bombs, Enterprise lost 44 men and had 75 wounded.
SK2 Faber was among the men killed in action. He was buried at sea the next day.

Service number: 3002314

Note: Although most sources have Thomas Faber listed as Storekeeper Third Class, the official muster rolls for the USS Enterprise (CV-6) show that he was promoted to Storekeeper Second Class in October 1942.

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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  1941-1942, SK-0000, USS Enterprise (CV-6)


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May / 1941

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October / 1942

USS Enterprise (CV-6) Unit Page

Petty Officer Second Class


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 USS Enterprise (CV-6) Details

USS Enterprise (CV-6)

Hull number CV-6

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit

Aircraft Carrier

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RM Mundy, Robert, RMC -Deceased 

Last Updated: Feb 17, 2019
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USS Enterprise (CV-6)
112 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Enterprise (CV-6)

Davis, Arthur C., ADM, (1915-1955) OFF 131X Captain
Hardison, Osborne Bennett, VADM, (1915-1954) OFF 131X Captain
Kane, William Richard, CAPT, (1933-1957) OFF 131X Commander
Anderson, Edward Lee, CAPT, (1932-1968) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Crommelin, John G., RADM, (1923-1950) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Crouter, Mark H., CDR, (1919-1942) OFF 144X Lieutenant Commander
Jackson, Andrew McBurney, VADM, (1930-1969) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Martin, William, VADM, (1929-1967) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Massey, Lance Edward, LCDR, (1930-1942) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
McClusky, Clarence, RADM, (1926-1956) OFF 132X Lieutenant Commander
Young, Merle Newcomer, CAPT, (1940-1966) OFF 410X Lieutenant Commander
Best, Richard H., LCDR, (1932-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Check, Leonard Joseph, LCDR, (1939-1945) OFF 131X Lieutenant
DICKINSON, Clarence E. (WW II), RADM OFF 131X Lieutenant
Edwards, Thomas Elbert, LT, (1937-1943) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Mehle, Roger William, RADM, (1937-1970) OFF 131X Lieutenant
O'Hare, Edward Henry, LCDR, (1933-1943) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Vejtasa, Stanley Winfield, CAPT, (1938-1970) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Welch, Vivian W., LT OFF 131X Lieutenant
Allen, Eric, LTJG, (1938-1941) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Burnett, Howard Reason, LT, (1940-1944) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Coolbaugh, Walter Wesley, LTJG, (1940-1942) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hebel, Federick, LTJG OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Rhodes, Raleigh Ernest, CDR, (1940-1961) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Barnes, Doyle Clayton, ENS, (1933-1942) OFF 131X Ensign
Dexter, James Campbell, ENS, (1937-1942) OFF 131X Ensign
Fields, Marshall, LCDR, (1942-1944) OFF 110X Ensign
Gonzalez, Manuel, ENS OFF 131X Ensign
Shelton, James Arnold, ENS, (1940-1942) OFF 131X Ensign
Teaff, Perry, ENS, (1938-1945) OFF 131X Ensign
Vogt Jr., John, ENS OFF 131X Ensign
Herring, Carlyle, CPO, (1938-1958) BM BM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Krenik, Raymond J., CPO, (1941-1971) Pho PhoM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Gaido, Bruno Peter, PO1, (1940-1942) AMM AMM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Hogge, Herbert Graham, CPO, (1924-1952) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Kronberger, Robert Samuel, LCDR, (1935-1970) WT WT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
McAnn, Donald Roy, PO1, (1932-1942) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Miller, William Cicero, PO1, (1937-1941) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Monteith, Clyde Allen, PO1, (1940-1946) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Oran, Quentin Ferret, CPO, (1937-1946) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Stambaugh, William Henry, PO1, (1941-1942) ARM ARM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Thornal Sr., Fayette, PO1, (1941-1946) AO AO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Whittington, Champ Hansen, PO1, (1942-1945) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Camp, William Henry, PO2, (1939-1942) AOM AOM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hansen, Louis Dale, PO2, (1940-1942) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Pinckney, William, PO1, (1938-1946) Ck SC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Read, Robert Frederic, PO2, (1939-1942) Pho PhoM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Bergeron, Dallas Joseph, PO1, (1940-1944) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Church, Vernon Roy, CPO, (1941-1964) AMM AMM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Cohn, Mitchell, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Craig, David Bruce, PO3, (1940-1942) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Gatewood, Andrew Lee, PO1, (1941-1948) Ck SC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hilbert, Ernest Lenard, PO3, (1940-1942) AOM AOM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Jeck, Frederick Charles, PO3, (1941-1942) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Kozelek, Leonard, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Norberg, Willard, PO2, (1941-1947) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Noyes, Proctor, PO1, (1942-1945) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Price, William Leslie, PO3, (1940-1942) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 3rd Class
Williams, Odell, CPO, (1936-1956) SD SD-0000 Seaman 1st Class

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