Sailor Information

Sailor: Kenneth H Bellerby


Sailor: Kenneth H Bellerby's USS BOSTON Naval Record
Rank when arriving on the Boston: Seaman 2nd Class (S2c)
Enlisted on: 1943-03-02 at: Allentown, PA
Navy Id Number: 8211988
Number of days on USS Boston: 137

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: 1943-11-14 | See Original Document
Notes on sailor departure: Died at 1255 this date

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Personnel Notes for this Sailor

Sailor was recorded in Sept 1943 Muster | See Original Document
1943-11-14 Died this date. Diagnosis: Contusions, multiple, severe. Remains Buried at Sea

Deck Log Notes for this sailor

1943-11-14 Died of contusions multiple and severe received at 1115 this date while standing by life lines near starboard crane he was caught between the outrigger of crane and stanchion causing injury
1943-11-14 Doctors report: While standing by to handle lines was crushed between the outrigger of starboard airplane which was being trained inboard and a life line stanchion
1943-11-14 Doctors report: He was placed in a Stokes stretcher and taken to sick bay vomitting blood and complained of severe pain in upper abdomen and lower chest
1943-11-14 He failed to respond to treatment for shock and pursued a downhill path terminating in death 1 hour after the injury
1943-11-15 Was buried at sea. Funeral was attended by Rear admiral Theabald and his officers, the ship's chaplain. The USS ISHERWOOD and BADGER stood by with the Ensign at half mast

Milestones for this sailor

Sailor was present at Commissioning and is a Plank Owner



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