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USS Fechteler (DE 157)

American destroyer escort



USS Fechteler on 1 July 1943 while being commissioned

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Aboard USS Fechteler (DE 157) when hit on 5 May 1944

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abernathy, Denver, USNRElectrician's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Aloi, Joseph Casper, USNRElectrician’s Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Amey, Woodrow, USNRSteward's Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Andruss, Edward Lawrence, USNFireman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Bala, Henry Adam, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Barr, William James, USNRTorpedoman's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Bartol, Franklin Henry, USNR28Fireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Baugh, Fred William, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Bazidlo, Chester Joseph, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Beall, Richard Warren, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Beatty, Thomas Paul, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Beaubien, Philip Joseph Xavier, USNRRadarman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Beaulieu, George Ovela, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Becker, Peter Paul, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Bedillion, Norman Matthew, USNRTorpedoman's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Bendedix, Harold Edwin, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Bender, Howard Raymond, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Blandy, Romaine O., USNREnsignUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Bond, Wilbur William, USNChief Gunner's MateUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Bowers, John Frederick, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Fechteler (DE 157)
Bowman, William H., USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Fechteler (DE 157)
Branin, Franklin Huling, USNREnsignUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Brennan, William Edward, USNRElectrician's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Brockie, Robert Knight, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Brooks, Buck Hanan, USNRChief Water TenderUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Brymer, Floyd Anson, USN19Fireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Burr, Warren Albert, USNRSignalman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Carden, George Francis, USNRElectrician's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Carlson, Leroy Stewart, USNRMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Carroll, Randolph Owen, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Chalifoux, Alfred William, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Chupko, Frank Theodore, USNRMachinist's Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Cisewski, Myron Bartholomew, USNRWater Tender Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Clark, Harry Emory, USNRMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Coffee, Joseph D., USNRLieutenantUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Cole, Earl Oldham, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Colonero, Florendo John, USNRQuartermaster Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Condit, Billy Monroe, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Conkling, Charles Wesley, USNRGunner's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Connors, Joseph Francis, USNPharmacist's Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Constance, Hugh Hyde, USNRQuartermaster Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Contravo, Louis Joseph, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Coppernoll, Billy Duane, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Corbin, John Robert, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Coutts, George Thompson, USNElectrician's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Craig, James William, USNRMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Daniels, Richard Harold, USNRElectrician’s Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Davies, George Edward, USNRMachinist's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Day, Clyde Raymond, USNRMachinist’s Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
De Craemer, Raymond Camiele, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Dedrick, Howard Leonard, USNRYeoman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Demmhus, Carl George, USNRMachinist's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Dollar, John Robert, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Duranti, William Anthony, USNRWater Tender Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Eatmon, Willie Ernest, USNChief RadiomanUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Elliott, Edward Edwin, USNRWater Tender Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Elliott, Henry Albert, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Epley, Dawaga Robert, USNRShip's Cook Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Fitzgerald, Thomas Joseph, USNRRadarman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Foley, William Patrick, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Fooshee, Grover Sanford, USNRBoatswain's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Franz, Gordon Kenneth, USNRadarman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Frost, Charles Anton, USNChief Torpedoman's MateUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Galanic, Nick John, USNRWater Tender Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Galka, Chester Joseph, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Gallmeier, Elmer Richard, USNRSoundman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Garthwaite, Elmer Richard, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Gill, Calvert Burke, USNLieutenantUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Goffeney, David Waldemar, USNChief Carpenter's MateUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Goins, James Arthur, USNRSteward Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Grills, Albert John, USNRElectrician's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Groncki, Walter, USN21Radarman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Grope, James Russell, USNRMachinist's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hall, James Stanley, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hall, John George, USNRWater Tender Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hall, Radford Arnold, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hamilton, Willie Henry, USNRSteward Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hanlin, Robert Leo, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hannah, James Richard, USNGunner's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hansen, Arthur, USNFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hassman, Henry Ernest, USNRMachinist's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Haugen, Obert Alvin, USNElectrician's Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hawkins, James Swanger, USNRSoundman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hebda, Edward Stephen, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hellman, Roland Ernest, USNRWater Tender Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Henderson, Virgil Jess, USNRYeoman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hendry, Charles, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hoffman, Horace William, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hughes, Richard Lee, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Hylton, Roy English, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Ingano, Eugene Peter, USNRTorpedoman's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Jacoby, Charles Robert, USNRChief Carpenter’s MateUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Jaen, Anthony Joseph, USNRGunner's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Jakobowski, Bernard Joseph, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
James, Richard Leon, USNGunner's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Janes, Anthony, USNRGunner's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Johnson, John Stanley, USNRStorekeeper Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Jones, Richard Floyd, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Joyner, David Farington, USNRSignalman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Kalkman, Adrian Ulrion, USNRStorekeeper First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Kane, Edwin Joseph, USNRGunner's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Key, Warren Harding, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Knopp, Roy Leonard, USNRRadarman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Koripsky, Joseph Paul, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Kurtts, James Edward, USNRFire Controlman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Kyle, Burton T., USNLieutenantUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Lamb, Wallace Ray, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Latham, William, USNRCoxswainUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Ledoux, Theophile Edmond, USNChief Commissary StewardUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Leonard, Bennie, USNRSteward's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Lewis, Joseph Ernest, USNBoatswain's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Lillard, Earl Dean, USNRChief Electrician's MateUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Locke, Byron Kenneth, USNRRadarman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Lonnemann, Bernard George, USNRSignalman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Loyd, Thomas Hugh, USNRWater Tender First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Marschel, Alvin Albert, USNRCarpenter's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Martin, Robert, USNCoxswainUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Mason, Raymond H., USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Fechteler (DE 157)
Matesic, Mike, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
McClure, Warren Carl, USNShipfitter Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
McDaniel, Rader Cecil, USNRRadarman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
McDuffee, Jack Earl, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
McLaughlin, David Anthony, USNRSignalman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Miller, Eugene Richard, USNRElectrician's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Millikin, James Francis, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Moyston, Israel Harris, USNRSteward's Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Newby, James Marion, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Newkirk, Raymond Austin, USNRSignalman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Nicholson, William Bel, USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Nixon, David Clinton, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
O'Gorman, Theodore Arthur, USNRLieutenantUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Otto, Benjamin Francis, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Overly, Roland Laverne, USNRElectrician’s Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Owens, Grover Cleveland, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Owens, Robert Ellison, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Palma, John Stephen, USNRRadioman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Palumbo, Joseph, USNRGunner's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Patton, William Harold, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Perkins, Johnathan Andrew Lee, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Pilgrim, Waymond Eugene, USNRCoxswainUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Pinkard, Roy Edward, USNChief Carpenter's MateUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Pollace, John, USNRWater Tender Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Pons, Frank Henry, USNRShip's Cook Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Possert, John John, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Pratti, Raleigh Joseph, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Price, Francis, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Fechteler (DE 157)
Price, Jesse Lawrence, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Pritchett, Melvin Garvin, USNR21Seaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Pruitt, Dan Wylie, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Purdy, William Robert, USNRGunner's Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Quackenbush, William Charles, USNWater Tender First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Rader, Ottis Clifford, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Raver, George William, USNRMachinist's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Read, Jerome Thomas, USNRChief Boatswain's MateUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Redman, Henry Ossian, USNR19Fireman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Reed, Kenneth Harold, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Reynolds, Alva Elmwood, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Rich, Malachi Henry, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Ricketts, Vance Otis, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Rose, Calvin Keeley, USNRRadarman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Rosenberg, Lawrence Isadore, USNRElectrician’s Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Scariano, John, USNRMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Schilling, Richard Walter, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Schweitzer, Bernard, USNRQuartermaster First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Scott, Lewis Burks, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Scronce, Earl Roy, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Sensabaugh, Bradford Glenn, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Shacklett, Jesse Overton, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Shattuck, John R., USNREnsignUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Sheeky, Patrick Joseph, USNRMetalsmith Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Shifferly, Harold Kenneth, USNRStorekeeper Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Simon, Jack, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Smith, George Dewey, USNRElectrician's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Smith, Harold David, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Smith, Martin Curtis, USNRSoundman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Smith, William Roswell, USNRMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Spell, James Lloyd, USNRShip's Cook Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Stieg, Frank Henry, USNRSoundman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Strahle, Ernest Robert, USNRGunner's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Szczygiel, Bronac Joseph, USNRRadioman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Tarleton, Richard Steel, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Taylor, George Robert, USNSoundman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Terry, James Robert, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Thomas, George Eathan, USNChief YeomanUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Thomas, Joel Wesley, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Thompson, James Arby, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Tidwell, James Joseph, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Tippett, Robert Johnathan, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Tipton, James Roy, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Toombs, Curtis William, USNRMachinist's Mate Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Tuggle, George Stuart, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Tunnell, Guilford Dalton, USNRSoundman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Upton, Kermit Richard, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Vazquez, Bernard, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Walck, Ralph Moreland, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Walden, Woodrow Lawrence, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Walker, Lewis Willis, USNRShip's Cook First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Weatherly, Calvin Doss, USNRWater Tender Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Weimer, Robert Stephen, USNRFire Controlman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Wells, Roland Guy, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Whipkey, John Oliver, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
White, Russell Beverley, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
White, William David, USNGunner's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Widner, Homer Vincent, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Wiggins, Roy Lee, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Wilkins, Charles Roscoe, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Williams, Joe, USNRSteward's Mate First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Williams, William Thomas, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Wills, Andrew Mann, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Wimmer, Norbert Frederick, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157) +
Wing, Forrest Lee, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Witthuhn, Harold Arthur, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Wolfe, James Thomas, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Yanni, Louis, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Young, James Calvin, USNRPharmacist's Mate Third ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)
Zeskind, Morris Wolf, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Fechteler (DE 157)

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