Thomas Stetson  (1918)

Thomas Stetson (1918)

World War II · US Navy · Lieutenant
World War II (1939 - 1945)
Organization

Navy

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Branch

Navy

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Conflict Period

World War II

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Organization Code

NAVY

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Service Number

098774

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Rank

Lieutenant

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WW2 Service Fact

Commander, VT-9, from 26MAR1945 to end of WW2

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Unit or Ship

Commanding Officer of Torpedo Squadron NINE (VT-9), attached to the U.S.S. YORKTOWN (CV-10)

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Awards

Awarded Navy Cross for leading six unescorted planes in an attack of exceptional daring against the Japanese battleship YAMATO and four screening destroyers.

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Served For

United States of America

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Gold Star

No

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