Skjonsby, Verne Leslie, LCDR

    Skjonsby, Verne Leslie, LCDR


    World War II · US Navy · Lieutenant Commander

    Rank: Lieutenant Commander
    United States of America
    Birth - 1910
    North Dakota

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    Military Service
    Served For
    United States of America
    Award - 1944
    Silver Star, Purple Heart and World War II Victory Medal
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Casualty - 11 Oct 1943
    USS Wahoo sunk by Japanese aircraft and depth charges
    La Pérouse Strait, Japan
    Stationed - 1942
    Lieutenant Commander
    Submarine USS Wahoo (SS-238)
    Stationed - 1941
    US Naval Academy Faculty
    Lieutenant
    Stationed - 1939
    Submarine USS Dolphin (SS-169)
    Stationed - 1938
    New London, Connecticut
    Lieutenant, Junior Grade
    NAVSUBASE
    Stationed - 1938
    Submarine USS S-27 (SS-132)
    Stationed - 1936
    Destroyer USS Shaw (DD-373)
    Stationed - 1934
    Ensign
    Cruiser USS Astoria
    Stationed - 1930
    US Naval Academy 1930- 1934
    Midshipman
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Navy
    Rank
    Lieutenant Commander
    Service Dates
    1930 - 1943
    Wall Coordinates
    (memorial marker)
    MOS Group
    Line Officer
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Casualty - 11 Oct 1943
    Pacific Ocean
    KIA-Body Not Recovered
    Other Explosive Device

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    Award - 1943
    Silver Star

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    Award - 1943
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1943
    Combat Action Ribbon

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    Award - 1943
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation

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    Award - 1943
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1943
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1943
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1943
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1943
    World War II Victory Medal

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    Award - 1942
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1942
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1941
    American Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1939
    American Defense Service Medal

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    Burial
    South Pleasant Cemetery

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    Gender
    Male

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    Created: 27 Oct 2013

    Modified: 06 Feb 2022

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