Sailor Information

Sailor: Lavon Melton McLeroy


Sailor: Lavon Melton McLeroy's USS BOSTON Naval Record
Rank when arriving on the Boston: Gunner's Mate 3rd Class (GM3c)
Enlisted on: 1942-07-20 at: Dallas, TX
Navy Id Number: 6172622
Number of days on USS Boston: 310

Date sailor reported to the Boston: 1943-06-30 | See Original Document
Notes on sailor arrival: R/S Boston, Mass

Date sailor left from the Boston: 1944-05-05 | See Original Document
Notes on sailor departure: Ad GM school NavyYard Wash DC

Promotions for this sailor

1944-05-01 Promotion to: Gunner's Mate 2nd Class (GM2c) | See Original Document Comments:

Discipline for this Sailor

Personnel Notes for this Sailor

Sailor was recorded in Sept 1943 Muster | See Original Document
Sailor was recorded in December 1943 Muster | See Original Document
Sailor was recorded in March 1944 Muster | See Original Document

Deck Log Notes for this sailor

Milestones for this sailor

Sailor was present at Commissioning and is a Plank Owner
Sailor served outside the Continental Limits of the United States on March 5, 1944
Sailor participated in the Marshall Islands Campaign from 29 Jan 44 to 7 Feb 44
Sailor participated in the capture and occupation of ENIWETOK from 15 Feb 1 to 1 Mar 1944
Crossed the equator 9 Mar 1944 and participated in the initiation ceremonies held by Neptunus Rex and his royal party
Sailor participated in attacks against PALAU and Western Caroline Islands from 30 Mar to April 1st 1944
Sailor participated in attacks and occupation of HOLLANDIA and NORTHWESTERN NEW GUINEA on 21-27 April, and subsequent attacks on TRUK and the bombardment of SATAWAN ISLAND on 23-30 April 1944



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