George Snavely Rentz

George Snavely Rentz

World War II · US Navy · Commander

For his heroism, Rentz was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, making him the only Navy chaplain to receive that honor during WWII.

World War II (1939 - 1945)
Rank

Commander

Service End Date

1942

Conflict Period

World War II

Branch

Navy

Final assignment

USS Houston

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Service Start Date

1917

Served For

United States of America

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World War I (1914 - 1918)
Assignment

11th Marine Regiment

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Rank

Lieutenant (Junior Grade)

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Conflict Period

World War I

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Branch

Navy

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Served For

United States of America

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October 27, 2013
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February 24, 2014
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