Acuna, Miguel Lara, GMC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1951-1958, GM-0000, USS Los Angeles (CA-135)
Service Years
1940 - 1961
GM-Gunner's Mate
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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1923
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by PO1 Carlos Benavides (chale biggs) to remember Acuna, Miguel Lara, GMC USN(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Corpus Christi, TX
Last Address
Un ranchito in South Texas

Date of Passing
Aug 19, 2007
 
Location of Interment
Seaside Memorial Park Mausoleum - Corpus Christi, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion Order of the Shellback


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Mike was a great American.  A proud Pearl Harbor Survivor.  A father of six  and  a nice neigbor;  A retired CPO and a retired Civil Servant at CCAD(Corpus Christi Army Depot).  Mike is buried close to my dad also a WWII veteran.  I miss them both.  The world is a better place because of their service and family.

Carlos B Benavides 
   
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ACTIVITY DURING WWII

Aboard USS Vestal at Pearl Harbor, he served on the USS Vestal until 1943 He was then transferred to the USS Titanina for the rest of the war. He took pare in the landings in North Africam Bougaineville, Leyte Gulf, Guam, Borneo and many other s in the Pacific. 

Korean War 
He was aboard the the USS Los Angels when it was hit by shore batteries from the Norht Korea. 

   
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  Service Entry Date & Enlisted Serial Number 360-27-95 Rank of A.S.
   
Date
Dec 3, 1940

Last Updated:
Dec 9, 2017
   
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