Chase, Lewis, WO

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1953, HMM-161
Service Years
1942 - 1953

Warrant Officer


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 Personal Details 

Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address

Casualty Date
Nov 06, 1953
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Drowned, Suffocated
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
All Souls Cemetery - Long Beach, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1953, Korean War Fallen

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Rifle Expert

 Unit Assignments
4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre), RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris IslandNAS Corpus Christi TX, US NavyH&MS 14, MAG-14US Navy
VMR-252MCB Quantico, VAAviation UnitsHMM-161
  1942-1942, 4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre), RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island
  1943-1943, NAS Corpus Christi TX, US Navy
  1943-1944, H&MS 14, MAG-14
  1944-1944, H&MS 14, MAG-14
  1948-1948, Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, IL, US Navy
  1948-1949, VMR-252
  1949-1951, 6619, HQ Bn, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, VA
  1952-1952, Marine Aviation Detachment (MAD) Point Mugu, CA
  1953-1953, HMM-161
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On 6 November 1953, WO Chase was working on the mud flats of western Korea when the incoming tide threatened him. Rescue attempts by helicopter failed and he drowned.
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