Bruce, Frank M., LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1918-1919, BM-0107, USS Bobolink (AM-20)
Service Years
1896 - 1919
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Plank Owner
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1879
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Grand Island, NE
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
May 14, 1919
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
North Atlantic Ocean
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION PS-3 SITE 310

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World War I/Mining Operations, North Atlantic
From Month/Year
June / 1918
To Month/Year
October / 1918

Description
COMMINERON ONE performed 10 mining missions into the North Sea.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
June / 1918
To Month/Year
October / 1918
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories

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LT FRANK BRUCE, USN

Commander USS Bobolink (AM 20) Orkney Islands, North Atlantic.

Bruce entered the Navy as a Boatswain 6 February 1898 and was commissioned a Lieutenant (temporary) 1 July 1918. He commanded Bobolink (AM-20) during the North Sea Mine Barrage Sweep and was killed when a mine exploded 17 May 1919.

   
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