Alcorn, Alfred Glenn, EM2c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1942-1945, EM-0000, USS Cachalot (SS-170)
Service Years
1940 - 1945
EM-Electrician's Mate
One Hash Mark

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Costa Mesa
Last Address
Costa Mesa, California

Passed Away in Huntington Beach, CA

Date of Passing
Sep 21, 1969
 
Location of Interment
Harbor Lawn-Mount Olive Memorial Park & Mortuary - Coasta Mesa, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Honorable Discharge Emblem (WWII)


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
After being discharged from the Navy, Glenn returned to his home in California and continued as an Electrician.
   
Other Comments:
Originally born in Bartlesville, OK and relocated with family to California as a young child.
married Joan Fredrika Pleumis in 1951 in Los Angeles County, California. They had one son Gary Lee. The marriage ended in divorce.

He remarried to his sister-in-law Carol Rae Pleumis on July 13, 1957, in Las Vegas,Clark County, Nevada. They had two daughters, Dale Tracy and Gwendolyn "Wendy" Lynn.
   


World War II/American Theater
Start Year
1941
End Year
1945

Description
The American Theater was a minor area of operations during World War II. This was mainly due to both North and South America's geographical separation from the central theaters of conflict in Europe and Asia. Thus, any threat by the Axis Powers to invade the mainland United States or other areas was considered negligible, allowing for American resources to be deployed in overseas theaters.

This article includes attacks on continental territory, extending 200 miles (320 km) into the ocean, which is today under the sovereignty of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and several other smaller states, but excludes military action involving the Danish territory of Greenland, the Hawaiian Islands, and the Aleutian Islands. The most well known battles in North America during World War II were the Attack on Pearl Harbor (the first attack on US soil since the Battle of Ambos Nogales), the Aleutian Islands Campaign, the Battle of the St. Lawrence, and the attacks on Newfoundland.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1941
To Year
1945
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

USS Andres (DE-45)

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  99 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Bailey, Samuel, CPO, (1942-1975)
  • Beckwith, John Edward, S1c, (1942-1945)
  • Besson, John Henry, RADM, (1931-1959)
  • Brister, Elvis Lloyd, PO2, (1941-1945)
  • Brown, John Wesley, AS, (1942-1945)
  • Brown, Perry Thompson, C.B., (1942-1945)
  • Carr, John Pinckney, PO2, (1943-1945)
  • Demarais, Arthur Alfred, PO1, (1943-1945)
  • Ferguson, Robert, CPO, (1932-1945)
  • Ferrier, Jacob, PO3, (1944-1946)
  • Heinz, Edward, CPO, (1917-1945)
  • Hitt, Jack Parker, S1c, (1940-1945)
  • James, Robert Earl, PO3, (1943-1945)
  • Kurlander, Raymond K., PO2, (1943-1946)
  • Noud, Patrick, CPO, (1927-1948)
  • Pruitt, William, S1c, (1943-1947)
  • Riemenschneider, Kenneth James, PO2, (1942-1946)
  • Sanders, Ernest, CAPT, (1944-1974)
  • Shappell, Robert, S1c, (1944-1946)
  • Sikes, Fred Louis, S1c, (1943-1946)
  • Stewart, Potter, LTJG, (1942-1945)
  • Wallace, Jerry, S1c, (1945-1945)
  • Workman, Robert DuBois, RADM, (1905-1947)
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