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    Max Eugene Eaken


    World War II · US Navy Reserve

    United States of America
    S

    eaman Second Class aboard USS Bunker Hill.

    Birth - 15 Jul 1926
    Medina, Medina County, Ohio
    1939 - 1945 World War II  - Ages: 19 - 17 years
    Served For
    United States of America
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Navy Reserve
    Rank
    Seaman Apprentice
    Specialty
    Mess Cook
    Speciality
    Gunner
    Grade
    Seaman Apprentice
    Theater
    Asiatic-Pacific Theater
    Service Number
    9500529
    Aircraft Carrier
    USS Bunker Hill
    Gold Star
    Stationed - 23 Jan 1945  - Ages: 19 - 17 years
    1944
    Great Lakes, Illinois
    Jan 1945
    Alameda, California
    Seam Second Class
    USS Bunker Hill
    Battle - 1 Apr 1945  - Age: 19 years
    Okinawa, Japan
    Casualty - 11 May 1945  - Age: 19 years
    KIA - Kamikazes
    At Sea
    Award - 11 May 1945  - Age: 19 years
    Naval Expeditionary Medal
    10 Feb 1945
    Near Japan
    Purple Heart
    At Sea
    Death - 11 May 1945  - Age: 19 years
    Kamikaze
    At Sea
    Burial - 12 May 1945
    At Sea
    Ohio Western National Reserve Cemetery
    Spring Grove Cemetery - Medina, Ohio
    Full Name
    Max Eugene Eaken
    Father
    Clement Archie Eaken
    Mother
    Joyce Pauline Buchanan Eaken
    Gender
    Male
    Place of Residence
    Medina, Medina County, Ohio
    Race or Ethnicity
    White
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