Coxswain, U.S. Navy
MIA: Sept. 16, 1945
Missing in action since the typhoon of Sept. 16, 1945, in
the Pacific theatre.
He was a member of the crew of YMS 341 as operator of mine-sweeping
gear. Previously he served in the Atlantic theatre and at
Guadalcanal, Manus, Hollandia, Ulithi, Guam, Saipan and
in the invasion of Okinawa.
of Mrs. N. S. Keirsey, he attended Tustin elementary and
high schools and
was graduated in 1940. He entered Naval Reserve service
in May, 1942, and
received training at Los Alamitos and Roosevelt bases. Departure
service was in Oct., 1943.
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