Bert C. Edmonds

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Bert C. Edmonds
Born(1919-03-21)March 21, 1919
Longmont, Colorado
DiedOctober 16, 1942(1942-10-16) (aged 23)
Solomon Islands
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1937–1942
RankAviation Ordnanceman First Class
UnitTorpedo Squadron 8
Battles/warsWorld War II
*Guadalcanal campaign
AwardsSilver Star (posthumous)

Bert C. Edmonds was born March 21, 1919 in Longmont, Colorado.

Navy career[edit]

Edmonds enlisted in the Navy September 11, 1937.

Awarded the Silver Star[edit]

He was killed in action in the Solomons October 16, 1942. Aviation Ordnanceman First Class Edmonds was posthumously awarded the Silver Star Medal for his heroism while serving with Torpedo Squadron 8 in the Solomons.

Namesake[edit]

USS Edmonds (DE-406) was launched December 17, 1943 by Brown Shipbuilding Co., Houston, Texas; sponsored by Mrs. F. Campbell, mother of Aviation Ordnanceman Edmonds; and commissioned April 3, 1944, Lieutenant Commander C. S. Barker, Jr., in command.

See also[edit]


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References[edit]

This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.



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