Gressman, George Arthur, PO1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1944-1945, MO-0000, USS Seadog (SS-401)
Service Years
1940 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Home Town
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Last Address
Raleigh, NC

Date of Passing
Feb 27, 2013
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Submarine Veterans of WW IITarheel Base
  1999, Submarine Veterans of WW II - Assoc. Page
  1999, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Tarheel Base (Member) (Greensboro, North Carolina) - Chap. Page

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Last Known Activity

Our shipmate, George A. Gressman, 95, a Submarine Veteran of WWII and a Tarheel Base member who lived off Creedmoor Road in Raleigh, NC departed on his eternal patrol on Wednesday, 27 Feb 13. He wished not to have any services. His body was to be cremated, and then his ashes will be taken back out to sea by a submarine from Norfolk, VA at a later date.

George was born on 06/23/17.

George qualified in submarines in 1940 onboard USS R-14 (SS-91). He also served on USS S-24 (SS-129), USS O-9 (SS-70), USS Spearfish (SS-190), and USS Sea Dog (SS-401). He served on active duty 1939 - 1946, achieving the rank of MOMM1(SS).

George’s oar is at rest.

George’s daughter, Susan K. Lynch and her husband Brian, who live in Raleigh, joined us for breakfast with us at the Golden Corral in Cary on Saturday, 9 March 2013 and were presented with our traditional Book of Remembrance and WWII bronze marker. 38 Subvets also attended this breakfast.

The message below, although addressed to your Chaplain, is intended for all North Carolina Subvets:

"Dear Chaplain Bill: We do not have the words to say how much Brian and I appreciate your invitation to breakfast. It is an event Brian and I will always remember.

"The last few months have been very difficult. Meeting you and all the Subvets could not have come at a better time.

"You all are a wonderful group and we are grateful for your service and your friendship.

"Thank you again for the Book of Remembrance and plaque...two very special gifts.

"Most sincerely.

"Susan & Brian Lynch"

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 1999, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Tarheel Base (Member) (Greensboro, North Carolina)

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North Carolina

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Last Updated: May 19, 2017

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