Bailey, John Bruce, S1c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 113X, USS Missouri (BB-63)
Service Years
1941 - 1945
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
One Hash Mark
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Madison County
Last Address
Marshall, North Carolia

Date of Passing
Oct 24, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Bowman-Rector Cemetery - Marshall, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Mr. John Bruce Bailey

Visitation 5-7pm Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Madison Funeral Home
Funeral 11am Sunday, October 28, 2012 in the Chapel of Madison Funeral Home
Interment Bowman-Rector Cemetery
Age 84

John Bruce Bailey, 84, of Marshall, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

Mr. Bailey was born December 27, 1927 in Madison County. He attended Mars Hill College until he enlisted in the Navy. John was stationed at Pearl Harbor on the USS Missouri and was present on the ship when the Armistice Treaty was signed by Japan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Willis and Alva Merrill Bailey; brother, Charles Bailey who died while serving his country as a Airborne Ranger in the US Army during the Korean conflict; and his sister, June Maccoli.

Surviving are his sisters, Hilda Frisby of Asheville and Sandra Sams of Marshall; four nieces and a nephew.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, October 28, 2012 in the chapel of Madison Funeral Home with Reverend Sam Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Bowman-Rector with Military Honors conducted by Mars Hill VFW Post 5483.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

   
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Okinawa Gunto Operation/East of Kyushu
Start Year
1945
End Year
1945

Description
The Yamato exited from the Inland Sea, was detected by the SJ radar on the USS Hackleback and tracked, as ordered by COMSUBPAC, position reported, and then sunk by the airforce just north of Okinawa.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1945
To Year
1945
 
Last Updated:
Nov 7, 2012
   
Personal Memories

People You Remember
USS Missouri BB-63


Memories
8 Jun 1945 USS Missouri bombarded Kyushu, Japan.

   
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  13 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Dobratz, Arthur, PO3, (1943-1945)
  • McCready, Vernon, Cox, (1943-1946)
  • Webb, Robert, PO3, (1941-1946)
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