Wednesday, January 9, 2013

WWII Submarine Veterans Birthdays

Birthday's of note: (Thanks to Vinny McCrum for the idea)

Birthday cards are encouraged.

Frank S Kimball of 406 Copper St, Salmon ID 83467 will be 102 on 8/5/2013. (Born 8/5/1911). A Hawkbill Base member, He served from 1929 to 1957 and retired a CDR, having been a EMC(SS) prior. Frank qualified aboard the S-33 in 1932 and also served aboard USS Saury (4 War Patrols) and USS Cod (7 War Patrols)

Edward F Jones of 2305 Corn Valley Rd Apt 153, Grand Prairie, TX 75051 will be 100 in 2013. (Born on 1/27/1913), YN2(SS), 1942-1945 - served aboard USS S-13 (Qualified in 1944), USS S-11 and USS Plunger.

Charley Tom Odom of Ben Atchley State Veteran's Home, 9910 Coward Mill Road, Knoxville, TN 37931 will be 100 in 2013. (Born on 4/8/1913) A member of the Smoky Mountain and Volunteer bases, Charlie served in the Navy from 1934 to 1956 and qualified aboard USS S-1 in 1935, retiring as ENC(SS). Charley also served aboard USS Snapper, Sargo Billfish, Sabalo and Bang. His WWII service was aboard Billfish and Sablo.

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