Nye, Richard Piersol, LT

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Last Rank
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1944, USS Bancroft (DD-598)
Service Years
1942 - 1946

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Contact Info
Home Town
New Brighton, PA
Last Address
Cincinnati, OH

Date of Passing
Oct 11, 2008
Location of Interment
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Navy
  1943-1944, USS Bancroft (DD-598)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Air Strikes on Marcus and Wake Islands
  1943-1943 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Invasion & Occupation of Attu
  1943-1943 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Invasion & Occupation on Kiska
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
 Colleges Attended 
Ohio UniversityHarvard University
  1936-1940, Ohio University
  1940-1942, Harvard University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 20, 1942, Commissioned Ensign
  Jul 01, 1943, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Oct 01, 1944, Promoted to Lieutenant
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

After his Navy service, Richard Nye worked for the Central Ohio Transit Authority for 37 years, retiring in 1973.
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