Brennan, North, EM1c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1938-1945, EM-0000, USS Phoenix (CL-46)
Service Years
1938 - 1945
EM-Electrician's Mate
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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Reynoldsville, PA
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Oct 10, 1999
 
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona - Phoenix, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Wakde
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
The Battle of Wakde (Operation Straight Line) was part of the New Guinea campaign of World War II. It was fought between the United States and Japan from 15 May 1944 to 18 May 1944.

Task Force 77, commanded by Rear Admiral William Fechteler supported by USS Stockton covered the landing on 17 May 1944 by the 2nd Engineer Special Brigade, Company A, 542nd Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment, of the 163rd Regimental Combat Team of the 41st Infantry Division.

After a three-day battle the island was declared captured on 18 May. The capture of Wakde cost the Americans 40 killed, and 107 wounded, the Japanese lost 759 killed and 4 captured.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Dec 6, 2019
   
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  14 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Alumbaugh, Maurice, PO1, (1942-1953)
  • Wettstein, Harold, S1c, (1944-1946)
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