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Briggs, Lynus Nelson

BRIGGS

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 11:18:08

BRIGGS, LYNUS NELSEN

Traer, IA

Serial No: 6206669

Born: March 13, 1923

Parents: Harry and Agnes Briggs

Died: Guadalcanal, December 25, 1943, in a plane crash

Entered Navy: May 23, 1942

Training in US: NTS, Great Lakes, IL

Left for Overseas: San Diego, CA on October 15, 1942; arrived Marshall Islands.

Sent Into Combat: October 15, 1942

Engagements: Wake Island, Gilbert Islands

Months in Service: In US, 5; overseas, 14

Rating: AMM3/c

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA - collected by the Legion about 1949)


 

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