RICHARDSON, LELAND E.

 

VETERAN OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES

 

LELAND E. RICHARDSON

 

Navy, Chief Motor Machinist

 

3 years, 2 months, 18 days

Non-Combat

 

Admiralty Island

 

  

 

Nov. 27, 1942

Entered the Navy

Feb. 3, 1943

Finished “boot” at Camp Green Bay

Feb. 16, 1943

Entered Deisel school, Navy Peer, Chicago

April 18, 1943

Went to San Diego Destroyer Base into the Ship

Repair Unit

Aug. 23, 1943

Went to U.S.N.S.B.P.D., San Bruno, CA

Nov. 29, 1943

Went to Mare Island, Navy Yard, CA

Jan. 20, 1944

Went to U.S.A.B.P.D., San Bruno, CA

Jan. 30, 1944

Went to U.S.N.D.D., Hunters Point, CA

April 27, 1944

Left U.S. out of Frisco for parts unknown

May 1944

Hit Noumea, New Calidonia

May 1944

Hit Marobe, New Guinea

May 31, 1944

Hit Admiralty Island.  The Admiralty Island

Was a Navy Repair Base, supply depot and

Bomber base.

June 1, 1944

Went ashore on Manus

June 6, 1945

Went to Los Negros

Jan. 8, 1946

Hit Seattle, Washington

Feb. 18, 1946

Discharged