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McKnight, Charles Neil


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 18:16:33

McKnight, Charles Neil

Cedar Falls, IA

Serial No: 6129822

Born: Jan 16, 1922

Parents: Rev. and Mr. C. G. McKnight

Enlisted in Navy: Oct 16, 1942, Reserves

Training in US: NTS, Great Lakes, IL; Auburn, AL; Miami, FL

Left for Sea Duty: Boarded SC 997, May 24, 1943, Daytona Beach, FL. Assigned anti-submarine duty aboard SC 997.

Engagements: Aleutians, Kwajalein

Medals-Ribbons: American Theater, Asiatic-Pacific (1 Star), Good Conduct, Victory

Returned to US: Honolulu, Hawaii; Seattle, WA on Jun 23, 1945

Discharged: Minneapolis, MN on Oct 19, 1945. Rating: RM1/c

Present Occupation: W.C.F & N. Railroad, Waterloo, IA

Initiated into the order of “Sacred Order of Golden Dragon” (crossed 180 degrees long., 00.00 lat) and “Domain of Neptunus Rex” (crossed the equator).

(no photo available)

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


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