Bratton, Franklin Delano, MM3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1959-1961, MM-0000, USS Tidewater (AD-31)
Service Years
1956 - 1959
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
MM-Machinists Mate
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Home State
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by James Marshall Cuthbertson, Jr. (Cut), AMS1 to remember Bratton, Franklin Delano (Jake), PO3.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Trinty Springs
Last Address
Shoals, IN

Date of Passing
Mar 21, 1988
Location of Interment
Trinity Springs Cemetery - Trinity Springs, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
American LegionVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1961, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1961, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Frank retired after working 26 years at NWSC Crane. After Frank died of cancer he was burried at the Trinity Springs Cemetary in Trinity Springs, IN.
Other Comments:
Frank was happily married to Eleanor for 19 years. He was a proud father of one daughter Karmen, one son Shannon; three stepdaughters Mary Ann, Terri and Ronaele (Ro) and one stepson, Jerry. He was the very proud grandfather "Pap-Pa" of fifteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
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 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Advancement Schools and CoursesUSS Charles S. Sperry (DD-697)NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
USS Tidewater (AD-31)
  1955-1955, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1956-1956, MM-0000, (MM) Machinist's Mate A School
  1956-1959, MM-0000, USS Charles S. Sperry (DD-697)
  1956-1959, MM-0000, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1959-1961, MM-0000, USS Tidewater (AD-31)
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