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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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Robert Cox, YNCS to remember Cox, Virgil, SN.

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Home Town
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Last Address
Marenisco, Gogebic County, Michigan

Date of Passing
Nov 08, 1995
Location of Interment
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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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  1943, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)

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Start Date 
Mar, 1943

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Last Updated:Jan 30, 2017
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Virgil enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve on March 19, 1943. He received his basic training at Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois.

My Photos From This Recruit Training
S1c Virgil Cox, USNR
S1c Virgil Cox, USNR

  35 Also There at This Training:
Name Co Ptn Start Date
Atkins, Greg Mar, 1943
Bohn, Thomas Leroy, PO3, (1943-1944) Mar, 1943
Cooper, George, ENS, (1943-1945) Mar, 1943
Crawford, Roscoe Wayne, PO2, (1943-1946) Mar, 1943
Cummer, John, CAPT, (1943-1984) Mar, 1943
DeGeus, Robert, PO3, (1943-1946) Mar, 1943
Dickie, Joseph F., PO1, (1943-1946) 342 Mar, 1943
Doty, Vern, PO2, (1943-1951) Mar, 1943
Fewer, James, PO3 Mar, 1943
Flood, Robert, S1c, (1943-1946) Mar, 1943
Forshee, Charles, PO1, (1943-1946) Mar, 1943
Gale Sr., Dave, PO3, (1941-1945) Mar, 1943
Jolly, Ethelbert, PO2, (1943-1945) Mar, 1943
Kimes, Robert, PO3, (1943-1945) Mar, 1943
Mallow, Duane, PO3 Mar, 1943
Meek, James Ross, PO2, (1943-1947) Mar, 1943
Meeks, John, S1c, (1943-1945) Mar, 1943
Morgan, William, LCDR, (1943-1974) Mar, 1943
Perham, Robert, F1c, (1943-1946) Mar, 1943
Reed, Bob, PO2, (1943-1946) Mar, 1943
Rumble, George, PO3, (1943-1946) 327 Mar, 1943
Rumble, George, PO3, (1943-1946) 327 Mar, 1943
Soule, Robert, PO2, (1943-1946) Mar, 1943
Soule, Robert, PO2, (1943-1946) Mar, 1943
White, William, LTJG, (1943-1946) Mar, 1943
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