Cox, Virgil, SN

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
SN-9700-Seaman - Infantry, Gun Crews, and Seamanship Specialists
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1943-1944, SN-9700, USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73)
Service Years
1943 - 1945

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Year of Birth
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Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Marenisco, Gogebic County, Michigan

Date of Passing
Nov 08, 1995
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Last Known Activity
Virgil was my Great-uncle.  See
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"Freedom's Cost" by Richard C. Moore
Disabled by Japanese battleship gunfire, gallant American crewmen abandon ship, as enemy cruiser continues to fire info the sinking vessel, during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, off Samar, Philippines, October 25, 1944.

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)2
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Navy
  1943-1943, SN-9700, USS Nashville (CL-43)
  1943-1944, SN-9700, USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Samar1
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