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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Navy 1
Rank:
Petty Officer First Class 1
Birth:
06 Dec 1921 1
New Jersey 1
Death:
28 Apr 1997 1
Linden, New Jersey 1
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Full Name:
James Nicholas Christel 1
Full Name:
James Nicholas Christel 1
Full Name:
James Christel 2
Birth:
06 Dec 1921 1
New Jersey 1
Male 1
Birth:
06 Dec 1921 2
Death:
28 Apr 1997 1
Linden, New Jersey 1
Death:
28 Apr 1997 2
Burial:
Burial Date: 1997 1
Burial Place: Rosedale Cemetery, Linden, NJ 3
Residence:
Last Residence: Linden, NJ 2
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Birth:
Mother: Gertrude Christel 1
Father: Adam J. Christel 1
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World War II 1

Branch:
Navy 1
Rank:
Petty Officer First Class 1
Service Start Date:
07 Mar 1940 1
Service End Date:
25 Feb 1946 1
Rank:
Boatswain's Mate, 1st Class 1
Service Number:
223-67-16 1
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Religion:
Catholic 1
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 1
Assignments:
USN Hospital, Oakland, CA: 21 Oct 1943 4
USS Alhena (AKA-9): 17 Dec 1944 4
USS Calvert (APA-32): 14 Feb 1945 4
USS Lawrence (DD-250): 21 May 1940 4
USS McCawley (APA-4): 06 Aug 1940 4
USS Mount Vernon (AP-22): 07 Oct 1943 4
USS PCS-1455: 13 Sep 1945 4
USS President Jackson (APA-18): 22 Jul 1943 4
USS Solace (AH-5): 07 Aug 1943 4
USS Zeilin (AP-9): 21 Dec 1944 4
Military Awards:
American Campaign Service Medal: 1942 1
American Defense Service Medal: Atlantic "A" device 1
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Service Medal: ~7 Battle Stars 1
China Service Medal: Shanghai, China 1
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal: Iceland 1
Navy Good Conduct Medal: March 1944 1
Navy Occupation Service Medal: "Asia" clasp 1
WWII Victory Medal: 7 December 1941 - 31 December 1946 1
Naval Service:
Enlistment: 07 Mar 1940 5
Honorable Discharge: 25 Feb 1946 5
Serial Number: 223-67-16 4
USS Calvert (APA-32): Iwo Jima 1
USS McCawley (APA-4): Central Solomon Islands 1
USS McCawley (APA-4): Espiritu Santo 1
USS McCawley (APA-4): New Caledonia 1
USS McCawley (APA-4): Wellington, New Zealand 1
USS McCawley (APA-4): Iceland 1
USS McCawley (APA-4): Guadalcanal 1
USS McCawley (APA-4): Rendova Island 1
USS McCawley (APA-4): New Georgia 1
USS McCawley (APA-4): Atlantic Ocean 1
USS PCS-1455: Yangtze River, China 1
Promotions:
Apprentice Seaman: 07 Mar 1940 4
Boatswain's Mate, 1st Class: 01 Nov 1945 4
Boatswain's Mate, 2nd Class: 31 Mar 1943 4
Coxswain: 01 Sep 1942 4
Seaman, 1st Class: 30 Sep 1941 4
Seaman, 2nd Class: 26 Jul 1940 4
Social Security:
Card Issued: Unknown Code (PE) 2
Social Security Number: ***-**-1218 2

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