Howard, William Irving
Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 4/6/2007 at 22:53:43
HOWARD, William Irving
Born: Nov 9, 1898
Parents: William and Jennie Hawkins Howard
Enlisted in Navy: May 1917
Training in US: NTS, Great Lakes, Illinois; Dunwoodie Bakers Institute
Arrived Overseas: Member crew of USS Thrush No. 18
Engagements: Swept mines in the North Sea
Returned to US: Stavenger, Norway; into Charlestown, South Carolina
Discharged: Charlestown, SC on Dec 1919; rating: SC1/c.
Months in Service: In US, 8; overseas, 22.
Present Occupation: Farming.
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(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1948)
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