Baxter, William, EM1c

Deceased
 
 Service Photo   Service Details
71 kb
View Time Line
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1946, EM-0000, USS Wasp (CVS-18)
Service Years
1943 - 1946
EM-Electrician's Mate

 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1922
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by James Baxter-Family to remember Baxter, William, EM1c.

If you knew or served with this Sailor and have additional information or photos to support this Page, please leave a message for the Page Administrator(s) HERE.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Terre Haute, IN
Last Address
Chicago, IL

Date of Passing
Sep 04, 2001
 
Location of Interment
Resurrection Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleums - Justice, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 





Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
The Formosa Air Battle took place between October 10 and 20, 1944, off the eastern coasts of the Ryukyu Islands, Formosa, and Luzon. It was fought by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service and the approaching Task Force 38 of the United States Third Fleet and was one of a series of air raids on Japan during the Pacific War. The attacks served to prevent Japanese aircraft from participating in the Battle of Leyte Gulf later that month.

The battle was one-sided, as the U.S. practically dominated the air war due to the superior training and weaponry that it possessed at that point. Japanese air power in the region was battle exhausted, giving the Americans air superiority and weakening Japan's ability to defend the Okinawa Islands in the upcoming Okinawa Campaign. However, in an effort to boost morale and to cover up th
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Oct 19, 2019
   
Personal Memories
   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  95 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Crookshank, Irvin, PO2, (1942-1946)
  • Fuller, Leroy, PO1, (1941-1945)
  • McBride, Carl Edward, S2c, (1943-1947)
  • Smith, Jakie, S2c, (1943-1946)
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011