Brett, George Henry, BM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1944, BM-0000, USS Hoel (DD-533)
Service Years
1936 - 1944
BM-Boatswain's Mate
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hesperus, CO
Last Address
2040 N Park Ave
Philadelphia, PA

Casualty Date
Oct 25, 1944
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
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  1936-1943, BM-0000, USS New Mexico (BB-40)

BM-Boatswain's Mate

From Month/Year
June / 1936

To Month/Year
July / 1943

USS New Mexico (BB-40) Unit Page

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class

BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate

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 USS New Mexico (BB-40) Details

USS New Mexico (BB-40)
New Mexico Class Battleship: Displacement 32,000 Tons, Dimensions, 624' (oa) x 97' 5" x 31' 1" (Max). Armament 12 x 14"/50 22 x 5"/51, 8 x 3"/50 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Turrets, 3 1/2" +2" Decks, 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 27,500 SHP; G.E. Geared Turbines with electric drive, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 1084. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Navy Yard, October 14, 1915. Launched April 23, 1917. Commissioned May 18, 1918. Decommissioned July 19, 1946. Stricken February 25, 1947. Fate: Sold November 9, 1947 and broken up for scrap in New York.

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New Mexico-class


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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2019
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USS New Mexico (BB-40)
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USS New Mexico (BB-40)

Briley, Sheri, (1940-1946) .Q SP(Q)-0000 [Other Service Rank]
Haynes, Lewis Leavitt, CAPT, (1938-1965) OFF 210X Lieutenant Commander
Massey, Lance Edward, LCDR, (1930-1942) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Anderson, Harold Kenneth, LTJG, (1942-1945) OFF 00X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Atkins, Barry, RDML, (1932-1959) OFF 00X Lieutenant Junior Grade
O'Hare, Edward Henry, LCDR, (1933-1943) OFF 110X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Wetzbarger, Myrle Dean, CPO, (1938-1949) SM SM-0000 Chief Signalman
McCaul, Leroy, CWO3, (1936-1957) GM GM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Macomber, John, CPO, (1940-1945) 00 00E Chief Gunner's Mate
Brice, Cortney, SCPO, (1924-1953) ND ND-5342 Petty Officer First Class
Scott, Delbert, C.E., (1927-1947) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Key, John Lewis, PO2, (1942-1945) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Phares, Don, PO1, (1933-1955) MU MU-3805 Petty Officer Second Class
Darling, Wallace Linden, PO3, (1943-1946) SF SF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Demorest, Donald Armond, PO1, (1939-1945) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Carter, Arthur Lee, CWO3, (1936-1964) FC FC-0000 Fire Controlman 3rd Class
Babylon, Elmer Leroy, Bosn., (1933-1942) COX COX-0000 Coxswain
Flickinger, Richard Leroy, Cox, (1941-1945) COX COX-0000 Coxswain
Novak, Raymond, Cox, (1941-1945) COX COX-0000 Coxswain
Bosinoff, Joseph, SN, (1941-1947) PhM PhM-0000 Seaman First Class
Sanders, Layman Morris, PO2, (1937-1942) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman First Class
Wright, Harold Leonard, PO3, (1941-1947) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman First Class
Johnston, James Edward, F2c, (1940-1942) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Kloster, George Milton Howard, PO1, (1937-1943) F2c F2c-0000 Fireman Second Class
Bachman, John Morris, S1c, (1940-1942) AS AS-0000 Apprentice Seaman
Fletcher, Frank Jack, ADM, (1906-1947) Captain
Zacharias, Ellis Mark, RADM, (1912-1946) OFF Captain
Gingrich, John Edward, ADM, (1919-1954) OFF Commander
Wright Jr, William Dudley, RADM, (1923-1948) Commander
Buchanan, Charles Allen, RADM, (1926-1964) OFF Lieutenant
Refo, John Francis, CAPT, (1940-1970) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
RIVERO, Horacio, ADM, (1931-1972) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Berry, Howard Burton, LCDR, (1934-1943) OFF Ensign
Curtze, Charles, RADM, (1933-1965) Ensign
Dornin, Robert Edson, CAPT, (1935-1965) OFF Ensign
Holmstrom, Carl Berman Adrien, LCDR, (1935-1944) OFF Ensign
Mehle, Roger William, RADM, (1937-1970) Ensign
Wyse, Frederick Calhoun, CAPT, (1935-1966) OFF Ensign
Jennings, Lee Roy, CWO4, (1932-1963) EM Seaman First Class
Llantada, Pedro, PO1, (1929-1949) MAT Mess Attendant First Class
Stafford, Dean, LCDR, (1937-1958) F2c Seaman Second Class

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