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USS Leary (DD 158)

American destroyer




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Aboard USS Leary (DD 158) when hit on 24 Dec 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Aachte, Henry Gerhard, USNREnsignUSS Leary (DD 158)
Aks, Morton Lloyd, USNREnsignUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Allen, James Maxwell, USNChief Water TenderUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Anderson, Paul Leroy, USNChief Torpedoman’s MateUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Bair, Clarence Ulyssus, USNFireman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Balog, Charles Ramon, USNTorpedoman’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Barnes, Harold Wesley, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Bauer, James Vincent, USNTorpedoman’s Mate Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Beckers, Gilbert Joseph, USNRCoxswainUSS Leary (DD 158)
Belcastro, Paul Joseph, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Bellamy, Harry Elmer, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Bennett, Joseph Thomas, USNRTorpedoman’s Mate Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Bergmann, Henry Andrew, USNShip’s Cook Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Bernhardt, Paul Richard, USNRMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Beyer, Herbert Oscar, USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Bilgere, Erwin William Lee, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Boyd, Charles Archibald, USNCoxswainUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Clark, Charles Kermit, USNGunner’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Clark, Gaynes Jerome, USNRadioman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Coffer, Joe L., USNRCarpenter’s Mate Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Collacott, Edward Allen, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Conrad, Warren Calvin, USNWater Tender Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Cronemeyer, George Theodore, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Leary (DD 158) +
Crouch, Zelf Arbie, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Darger, Gerald Eugene, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Davis, Walter Earnest, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Dayton, Edward Milton, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
De Coste, William Francis, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Delrose, Alex George, USNMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Denton, Arthur Marshall, USNChief Machinist’s MateUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Devere, George Edward, USNTorpedoman’s Mate Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Edelman, Louis Edmund, USNCoxswainUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Eshelman, Walter George, USNBoatswain’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Estes, Thomas King, USNRFireman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Faulkner, Gordon Allen, USNRFireman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Felt, Raymond Oliver, USNRFireman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Findley, Dallas Merrel, USNTorpedoman’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Fisher, Eldon, USNREnsignUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Fitzgerald, Robert Edward, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Fleishour, Gilbert Curtis, USNRFireman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Fromhartz, James Thomas, USNRCoxswainUSS Leary (DD 158)
Fuller, Robert Francis, USNRadioman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Funk, Arthur James, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Gabel, Louis Hauck, USNRFire Controlman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Galvin, John Edward, USNYeoman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Gibson, Otis, USNOfficer’s Cook Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Gibson, Zannie Lee, USNSteward’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Gosen, Pierre E., USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Graham, Joseph, USNRSteward’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Gramke, Lawrence Frank, USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Gross, Charles Edwin, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Hammersley, Robert Lee, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Hannum, Charles Houston, USNRSoundman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Hansen, Arnt Billy, USNLieutenant (junior grade)USS Leary (DD 158) +
Hardy, William Middleton, USNRSteward’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Hare, William George, USNRSignalman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Harrell, Edwin Carl, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Harrell, Pershing Henry, USNElectrician’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Hauer, Francis Raymond, USN23Radio Technician Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Hawkins, Richard Leon, USNRElectrician’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Hays, Robert Benjamin, USNFireman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Henry, Louis, USNRSteward’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Herndon, Willie Clovis, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Herron, Walter Raymond, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Hill, Leonard Stout, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Hobbs, Arthur, USNRSteward’s Mate Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Hogan, Charles Patrick, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Hogan, Grady Floyd, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Howard, George Fondren, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Howard, Kenneth Jay, USNRFireman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Howser, Walter Mahlon, USNSignalman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Humbert, David Dean, USNRGunner’s Mate Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Hummel, Irving James, USNPharmacist’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Hurley, Robert Vincent, USNRadioman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Isaacs, Clifford James, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Jacque, Alonzo Paul, USNREnsignUSS Leary (DD 158) +
James, Joseph Holman, USNRMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Jamroz, Charles Joseph, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Joanides, William Michael, USNMetalsmith Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Johnson, Thomas Joseph, USNRSoundman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
June, Robert Leonard, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Justice, George Robert, USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Keeley, James Donald, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Kenney, Carleton Edward, USNGunner’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Kerasotes, Anthony Gus, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Leary (DD 158) +
Kitchens, Bradley, USNTorpedoman’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Kleski, John Andrew, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Kline, John Edward, USNFireman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Kluewer, Gerhard August, USNRFireman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Kobel, Ralph Ivan, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Kolesar, Nicholas, USNFire Controlman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Kornbroke, Frederick Lee, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Kurkis, Joseph Adam, USNRShip’s Cook Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Kusevich, Carl John, USNMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Kyes, James Elsworth, USN37CommanderUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Laing, Wilbert Mervin, USNCarpenter’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Lansden, Jack Leroy, USNGunner’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Lee, Max, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Livingston, Claud Bert, USNGunner’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Logan, James Canfield, USNChief Machinist’s MateUSS Leary (DD 158) +
MacDonald, Donald William, USNRYeoman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Magafas, James Andrew, USNRShip’s Cook Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Marchand, Reginald Joseph, USNSoundman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Meeker, Philip Cheuvront, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Moore, Orlando Cooper, USNMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Morrison, Maurice, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Mountain, James Thomas, USN22Torpedoman’s Mate Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Muller, Milton Lamont, USNMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Nelson, Richard Phillip, USNMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Norris, Francis Marion, USNWater Tender First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Oliver, Curtis Ismal, USNRMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Owens, Harley McCoy, USNShip’s Cook First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Perkinpine, Joseph Ellsworth, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Pirc, Fredric Joseph, USNRRadioman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Poremba, Michel Frederick, USNChief Gunner’s MateUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Pratt, Byron William, USNWater Tender Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Prestia, Philip, USNRTorpedoman’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Prokop, Edward Stanley, USNRTorpedoman’s Mate Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Pugliese, Albert Joseph, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Rawlings, Beryl Mitchell, USN20Machinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Redding, Willis Gilbert, USNWater Tender Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Ritchey, Robert Franklin, USNRGunner’s Mate Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Roberts, David Franklin, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Roberts, Philip Blakey, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Robinson, Don Edwards, USNRStorekeeper Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Robinson, Earle Jaye, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Rockman, Marvine, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Rogers, Robert Irwin, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Rogozinski, Casimir Stanley, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Rokosky, John Walter, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Rollings, Neil Norman, USNChief QuartermasterUSS Leary (DD 158)
Romanczak, Robert Andrew, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Romjue, Rosse Elbert, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Rondanina, Joseph Louis, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Rosman, John Louis, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Saunders, Earl Hopkin, USNMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Shaw, John Wilfred, USNBoilermaker First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Shinn, James Aaron, USNMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Siegal, Leonard, USNREnsignUSS Leary (DD 158)
Singles, Charles Baird, USNRQuartermaster Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Smith, Donell Farris, USNShip’s Cook First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Sokolofski, Joseph Peter, USNRElectrician’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Spiegel, Charles, USNRShipfitter Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Stout, James Elmer, USNFireman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Stoye, Frederick John, USNSignalman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Turner, Hezekiah, USNSteward First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Underwood, Lawrence Henry, USNRSoundman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Walcutt, Jerome William, USNBoatswain’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Warren, Perry, USNRSteward’s Mate Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Watson, Robert B., USNLieutenantUSS Leary (DD 158)
Whittle, Hubert Carl, USNSoundman Third ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Williams, Howard Taylor, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +
Williams, Thomas Paul, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Wilt, Austin Earl, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Wilt, Homer Glenn, USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Leary (DD 158)
Womelsdorf, Albert William, USNMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Leary (DD 158) +

156 persons found.

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