Cain, James, CWT

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
WT-0000-Water Tender
Last Rating/NEC Group
Water Tender
Primary Unit
1939-1946, BT-0000, USS Chester (CA-27)
Service Years
1940 - 1945
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
WT-Water Tender
Four Hash Marks

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Year of Birth
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Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Jul 24, 2006
Location of Interment
Bushnell National Memorial Cemetery - Bushnell, Florida
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon

Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran

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Last Known Activity
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Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Bombardment - Marshall and Gilbert Islands
From Month/Year
February / 1942
To Month/Year
February / 1942

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 Month/Year
February / 1942
To Month/Year
February / 1942
Last Updated:
May 29, 2021
Personal Memories
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No Available Photos

  112 Also There at This Battle:
  • Porter, Gery, CPO, (1940-1946)
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