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DOHERTY, John Albert - MM2/c USN - California

John Albert Doherty MM2c

John Albert Doherty MM2c

John Albert Doherty

Machinist's Mate Second Class

John Albert Doherty MM2c

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 368 41 33
  • Rate: MM2c (Machinist's Mate Second Class)
  • Duties: Operate main and auxiliary engines. Adjust, repair, and overhaul engines. Be familiar with ship's drainage systems, distilling plants, evaporators and pumps.
  • Enlisted: 11 July 1938
  • Place: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 23 October 1938
  • Date of Birth: Abt 1919
  • Place of Birth: Unknown
  • Hometown / State December 1941: Monterey, California
  • Next of Kin: Mrs. Ethel Lee Doherty Brewer - Mother
  • Address: Rt. 1, Box 489-C, Monterey, California
  • Brother: George Walter Doherty also KIA USS Arizona
  • Brother: John Andrew Doherty Survivor USS Arizona
  • 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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