Douglas, Kirk, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Primary Unit
1943-1944, Submarine Chasers (SC)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Douglas, Kirk (born Issur Danielovitch, aka Izzy Demsky), LTJG.
Contact Info
Home Town
Amsterdam, NY
Last Address
Beverly Hills, California

Date of Passing
Feb 05, 2020
Location of Interment
Westwood Memorial Park - Los Angeles, California
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Last Known Activity
Douglas grew up as Izzy Demsky and legally changed his name to Kirk Douglas before entering the Navy during World War II.

Douglas enlisted in the United States Navy in 1941, shortly after the United States entered World War II, where he served as a gunnery and communications officer in anti-submarine warfare on board PC-1139. He was medically discharged for war injuries in 1944. He was deemed too old for the Air Force, but accepted into the Navy. He discharged was due to chronic ameobic dysentary discovered when hospitalized due to abdominal injuries due to dropping of accidental depth charge.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Formal Schools and Training CoursesSubmarine Chasers (SC)
  1942-1942, Naval Reserve Midshipmen School, Cornell University
  1943-1943, Submarine Chaser School
  1943-1944, Submarine Chasers (SC)
 Colleges Attended 
Saint Lawrence UniversityNotre Dame College of Ohio
  1935-1939, Saint Lawrence University
  1939-1941, Others/Not Listed
  1942-1943, Notre Dame College of Ohio
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