Wirth, John, LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 131X, NAS San Diego
Service Years
1934 - 1945

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by PO1 Jeff Frey (Ace) to remember Wirth, John (Jack), LT.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
North Vernon

Date of Passing
Apr 13, 1945
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity
LT Wirth was killed in a plane crash near Alpine, California.
Other Comments:
  • LT Wirth was credited with 14 aerial victories during WWII.
  • NOTE: In the Ribbon Section click "Display as Table" Each award write-up came be read by clicking the respective award.

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1934, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Ranger (CV-4)Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLVP-83COMPATWING 11 (CPW-11)
VF-31 The MeataxesNAS San Diego
  1934-1941, MM-0000, USS Ranger (CV-4)
  1941-1942, 139X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1942-1942, 131X, VP-83
  1942-1943, 131X, COMPATWING 11 (CPW-11)
  1943-1944, 131X, VF-31 The Meataxes
  1944-1945, 131X, NAS San Diego
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
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