Bouvia, Chester, MM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1941-1942, MM-0000, USS Grunion (SS-216)
Service Years
1923 - 1942
MM-Machinists Mate
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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1902
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Savanna
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Not Specified
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Body Not Recovered

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World War II Fallen
  1942, World War II Fallen


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Last Known Activity
His Navy Commendation Medal Citation reads:

For meritorious conduct as a member of the crew of the U.S.S. GRUNION which destroyed three enemy destroyers while engaged in a war patrol in enemy controlled waters. Despite severe and persistent anti-submarine measures resulting from these three successful attacks, the GRUNION was brought safely through the counter attacks and continued an aggressive war patrol. As a member of the crew of the GRUNION, your performance of duty was an important and material contribution to the prosecution of this war.
   
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Navy Good Conduct Medal - 1935



Name of Award
Navy Good Conduct Medal

Year Awarded
1935

Last Updated:
Jul 30, 2020
 
 
 
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