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Briggs, Samuel Alton

BRIGGS

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 15:27:06

BRIGGS, SAMUEL ALTON

Oakland, CA

Born: April 24, 1916

Parents: Harry and Agnes Briggs

Entered Navy: June 7, 1933

Training in US: San Diego, CA

Left for Sea Duty: August 31, 1933 (China); in crew of U.S.S. Marblehead, U.S.S. Boxer

Engagements: Throughout Atlantic, Pacific, Mediterranean, Asia and European theatres after December 7, 1941.

Medals-Ribbons: Pacific, Mediterranean, Atlantic, European, Asiatic

Months in Service: In US, 9; sea duty, 195; still in service

Present Occupation: CMM1/c, US.S. Navy. Rating: MM1/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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