Rank and Name, Yeoman Third Class Gregory Alton Watson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) Carrier, United States Navy.
The rank Yeoman means,
A petty officer in the US navy performing/concerned with signaling and clerical duties on board ship.
Gregory is born approx. on 13 Dec. 1946 in New York, New York.
Father, Alton Watson.
Mother, Jaqueline (Freeman) Watson.
Gregory enlisted the service in New Jersey with serial number # 108115.
Gregory died after heart Surgery from a perforated ileum aboard the USS Coral Bay somewhere in South Vietnam from his Heart Attack on 3 Nov. 1967, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Navy Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60’s clasp.
Gregory is buried/mentioned at George Washington Memorial Park,
Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/MRDH-M9P
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/