BELLAMY, James Curtis - OC3/c USN - California

James Curtis Bellamy OC3c

James Curtis Bellamy OC3c

James Curtis Bellamy

Officer's Cook Third Class

James Curtis Bellamy OC3c

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 261 90 49
  • Rate: OC3/c (Officer's Cook Third Class)
    Note: Some records show St3/c (Steward Third Class)
  • Duties: Supervise and prepare cooking for Officers' Mess. Also possibly served at table in Officers' Mess.
  • Enlisted: 4 February 1936
  • Place: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 17 June 1936
  • Date of Birth: Abt 1912
  • Place of Birth: North Carolina
  • Hometown / State December 1941: Long Beach, California
  • Next of Kin: Velma Bellamy - Wife
  • Address: 1430 Myrtle Ave, Long Beach, California
  • Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona. Note: Vincent Vlach records show "Recovered -Body #11 on Solace". Still researching this.
  • Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal

Information researched and compiled by N. A. Nease and provided on USSARIZONA.ORG free of charge.
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