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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Service Branch
Supply Corps
Last Primary NEC
310X-Supply Corps Officer
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1942, SK-0000, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
Service Years
1934 - 1964
Supply Corps
Lieutenant Commander

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Home Town
Boston MA / Gardena CA
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Sep 09, 2003
Location of Interment
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Lt. Commander Richard J. Kronberger

Richard Kronberger, three of his brothers and his father spent a total of one hundred and sixty seven years serving in the navy. Richard retired as a Lt.Cdr with thirty years service. His brothers William and Edward also retired with thirty years service. His brother Robert retired as a Commander with thirty-seven years service, and his father, Chief Warrant Officer Samuel Kronberger retired with forty years service.

Sam and two of Richard's brothers, Robert and Edward, were serving together on the USS West Virginia at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor. In 1958 they co-founded the PHSA, Pearl Harbor Survivors Association.

Richard J. Kronberger enlisted in the US Navy in 1934 and rose to the rank of Lt. Cdr. in the Supply Corps. His wife, (Marie) Dorothy Kronberger, was a retired Master Sergeant in the Air Force. They are buried at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, CA.
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1934, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAUS NavyNaval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1934-1934, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1938-1940, SK-0000, USS Salt Lake City (CA-25)
  1941-1942, SK-0000, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1941-1945 World War II
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
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