Price, William Leslie, GM3c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Gunner's Mate 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1940-1942, GM-0000, USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Service Years
1940 - 1942
GM-Gunner's Mate

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Waynesville, IL
Last Address
Waynesville, IL

Casualty Date
Aug 24, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea, Pacific Ocean
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Bombardment - Marshall and Gilbert Islands
Start Year
1942
End Year
1942

Description
Two carrier task forces (Vice Adm. W. F. Halsey and Rear Adm. F. J. Fletcher) and a bombardment group (Rear Adm. R. A. Spruance), totaling 2 aircraft carriers, 5 cruisers, and 10 destroyers, attack Kwajalein, Wotje, Maloelap, Jaluit, and Mili in the Marshall Islands and Makin, Gilbert Islands. United States naval vessels damaged: Carrier ENTERPRISE (CV-6), by suicide bomber, Marshall- Gilberts raid,  Heavy cruiser CHESTER (CA-27), by dive bomber, Marshall- Gilberts raid,
 
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1942
To Year
1942
 
Last Updated:
Feb 5, 2019
   
Personal Memories
   
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  88 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Donaldson, Lyle, MCPO, (1940-1975)
  • Jacobs, Robert Peter, PO2, (1941-1943)
  • Porter, Gery, CPO, (1940-1946)
  • Tagliareni, Joseph
  • Vejtasa, Stanley Winfield, CAPT, (1938-1970)
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