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BOSLEY, Kenneth Leroy - EM3/c USN - Iowa

Kenneth Leroy Bosley EM3/c

Kenneth Leroy Bosley EM3/c

Kenneth Leroy Bosley

Electrician's Mate Third Class

Kenneth Leroy Bosley EM3/c

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 321 48 87
  • Rate: EM3/c (Electrician's Mate Third Class)
  • Duties: Use electrical tools and repair electrical equipment. Charge storage batteries. Wind armatures. Stand watch on main gyrocompass and in main control room of electrically driven ships. Repair telephone circuits. Apply first aid in case of electrical shock.
  • Enlisted: 15 October 1940
  • Place: Des Moines, Iowa
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 9 December 1940
  • From: NTS Great Lakes, Illinois
  • Date of Birth: Abt 1922
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Hometown / State December 1941: Sioux City, Iowa
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Clarence A Bosley - Father
  • Address: 1124 22nd Street, Sioux City, Iowa
  • Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
  • Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal

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