27 Nov 2013 — Ashland, Ashland, Ohio
Duane Bradshaw Marble - United States Navy
DUANE BRADSHAW MARBLE born at 6 A.M., at 6 lbs. on April 10, 1929, to Lawrence Duane Marble and Mary Edna Bailey of 427 Liberty Street, Ashland, Ohio.
Military service: Bet. June 20, 1947 - June 22, 1950, U.S. Navy, Communications Messenger.
Most likely influenced by his step dad, Kenton Marble, who served in the Navy during WWII, Duane Bradshaw Marble, service # 296 61 53 entered the Navy on June 20, 1947, Nashville, Tennessee at age 18. He went through the U.S. Naval Training Center in San Diego, California. Duane's job title was communications messenger. His first tour of duty was at (PAMD) Personnel Accounting Machine Division, Bldg. 131 Algiers, New Orleans, Louisiana. Duane's next assignment was at the IBM Personnel Office, Navy Bldg. Boston 10, Massachusetts. He attended Tabulator IBM School for three weeks, graduating February 28, 1948. From late 1949 through June 22, 1950, Duane was assign to the Mess Cook Division, U.S.S. (United States Ship) Mt. Olympus anchored at Norfolk, Virginia.
During his Naval Military Service, Duane got some tattoos on his muscular forearms. His left forearm had two mallard ducks in flight and his right forearm had a large snake.