28 January 1948
Letter from W. A. Hamel, LTJG, USN Records Activity Dated 28 January 1948
Subject: Van Horn, Garland Marrell, ex-CBM, USN Statement of Service
1. The following is a statement of the enlisted Naval service of the subject man:
14 May 1916 Born at Buchanan, Kentucky
18 Mar 1936 Enl is the USN as Apprentice Seaman, at NRS, Louisville, KY to serve four ears.
26 Apr 1940 Issued an Honorable Discharge as Seaman first class, from the Naval Receiving Station, Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, VA.
26 Jul 1940 Reenl in the USN as Seaman First Class, at NRS, Cincinnati, Ohio to serve four years.
25 Jul 1944 Extended enlistment for a period of tree years effective this date
13 Aug 1945 Issued an Honorable Discharge as Chief Botswain's Mate, from the U.S. Naval Personnel Separation Center, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois.
By direction of Chief of Naval Personnel
Signed: W. A. Hamel, LTJG, USN, Records Activity