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S2/c Thomas Vincent Delaney


Born: 26 June 1926 - Cook County, Illinois

Parents: John F. & Kathlyn Delaney

Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers

Hometown:

    - 1805 South Sixth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Bishop Military Academy of Oak Park

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1945

            - left 1944

Enlisted:

    - 28 February 1944

Service Number: 727  17  28

Training: 

    - Unknown:

Rank: Seaman Second Class

Ship:

    - General Hugh L. Scott

        - San Francisco to Fray

            10 June 1944

    - U.S.S. Idaho

        - 9 July 1944 - 24 August 1945

    - U.S.S. Relief

        - transferred due to illness

            - 24 August 1945

Engagements:

    - fought in every major military engagement in the Pacific from 1 June 1944 - 23 August 1945

Died:

    - became ill as ship docked in Norfolk, Virginia

    - taken to hospital where he died of jaundice on 23 October 1945

Buried: 

    - 29 October 1945

        - Mount Carmel Cemetery - Hillside, Illinois

Medals:

    - 4 Battle Stars


 

 

 

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