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Delaney, S2/c Thomas V.

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S2/c Thomas Vincent Delaney 
Born: 26 June 1926 – Cook County, Illinois 
Parents: John F. and 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 
Selective Service Registration: 
– did not register
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 
Engagements: 
– fought in every major military engagement in the Pacific from 1 June 1944 – 23 August 1945 
– 9 July 1944 – 24 August 1945 
U.S.S. Relief 
– transferred due to illness  
– 24 August 1945
Died: 
– became extremely ill as the ship docked in Norfolk, Virginia 
– 23 October 1945 – taken to hospital where he died of jaundice
Buried: 
– 29 October 1945 
– Mount Carmel Cemetery – Hillside, Illinois 
Medals: 
– 4 Battle Stars 

 

 

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