Battle, Dwayne Collier, EMFA

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Last Rank
Fireman Apprentice
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1987-1989, EM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)
Service Years
1987 - 1989
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Last Address
USS Iowa (BB-61)

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 1989
Location of Interment
Pineview Cemetery - South Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Sec. 56, Row 23, Lot 2

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In the Line of Duty
  1989, In the Line of Duty [Verified]

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Last Known Activity

Dwayne Collier Battle was the son of the late Maggie Lancaster Battle. He is survived by his sisters, Christina, Nicole, and Kimberly, and brothers, Joel, Tracy, and Marcus. He was a 1986 graduate of Rocky Mount Senior High School. He was one of 47 sailors killed when 550 pounds of gunpowder exploded inside the No. 2, 16-inch gun turret on the battleship USS Iowa off Puerto Rico.

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USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1987-1989, EM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1989-1989 USS Iowa Turret Explosion Incident (Puerto Rico)
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