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Entry: 96547
Subject: MY DAD ,JESSE BRYCE NEWSOM

Marian Miller wrote on October 21, 2018


City and State: ASHEBORO NC

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Comments: My dad served in the Navy 1951-1954 and received an honorable discharge.my sister found request form for his Honorable discharge papers after his death ,that he never sent off. So we sent for the papers. Lots of information on these papers. Daddy got medals and the papers told that he was on the USS LSMR- 404...We were happy to learn all this...Thank you All..

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Entry: 94054
Subject: LOOKING FOR THOSE WHO SERVED WITH MY FATHER

Michele Long wrote on December 4, 2016


City and State: CIBOLO TX

Unit: USS LSMR 404

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I am interested in finding any information about my father who served in the Korean war. He has passed away,and has never really spoke to any of us kids about his time there. His name is Frank Jaschke jr he might have had a nick name called Boise pronounced boycy he was on the lsmr 404. If any one can help me with any information I would love to here from you.Thankyou for your time and your service.

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Entry: 91037
Subject: SILVER STAR MEDAL

Thomas E. (T.E.) Moore wrote on April 23, 2015


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Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: CDR. Clarence T. Doss, Jr., USN, 0-73538. For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity as
commander LSR Division Eleven, in action during the amphibious assault against Inchon, Korea,
15, Sept. 1950. Well Done, LSR Division Eleven, USS LSMR- 401 , 403 , 404, who launched
over 7,000 5-inch rockets into the enemy on 15, Sept. 1950.

Keywords: KOREAN WAR --- INCHON LANDING --- 15, SEPT. 1950 --- COMMANDER LSR DIVISION ---
TASK - FORCE - 90.6.2 (FIRE SUPPORT UNIT - 4 ) --- SILVER STAR MEDAL




Entry: 91036
Subject: BRONZE STAR MEDAL

Thomas E. (T.E.) Moore wrote on April 23, 2015


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Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: SK2. John W. Cross, USN and FA. Robert T. Owsley, USN, were both awarded The Bronze
Star Medal for heroic service against enemy forces, aboard the USS LSMR-404, 15, Sept.
1950, at Wolmi-do and Inchon, Korea. Well Done USS LSMR-404.

Keywords: KOREAN WAR --- INCHON LANDING ---15, SEPT. 1950 --- USS LSMR-404



Entry: 87109
Subject: JOSE VALVERDE 9/1946-4/1949 EN1

Frank Steward III wrote on August 29, 2013


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Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: Hello, i am trying to locate anyone that may have known Jose
Valverde. He passed away this past year and hoping to find
someone that served with him. He was aboard from 46-49.

Thank You
Frank III

Keywords: LSMR, 404, Valverde, Jose, EN1



Entry: 86700
Subject: LSMR 404

Ken Biell wrote on July 12, 2013


City and State: GREENSBORO NC

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: My Dad Alvin Biell served on the 404 boat during Korea and
currently lives in Kirkland Wa. He will talk about it if you ask
him. He is in touch with another crew member, Radford Hiatt. When
they get together they can tell a few stories.

Keywords: LSMR 404



Entry: 83458
Subject: THE RESCUE OF LT.B.C. PRUITT

Thomas E. (T.E.) Moore wrote on June 25, 2012


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Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: On 21,Nov.1951, Lt.B.C.Pruitt of VF-54, off of the
USS Essex CV-9, had his aircraft hit by enemy small
arms fire, his aircraft lost power, and he bailed out
about 1/2 mile from Yodo Island in Wonsan Harbor, and
was picked up by the USS LSMR-404. WELL DONE, USS
LSMR-404.

Keywords: Korean War, 21,Nov. 1951, Lt.B.C.Pruitt, VF-54, USS
Essex CV-9, USS LSMR-404, Wonsan Harbor.



Entry: 80311
Subject: ROCKET MEN

Allen Laban wrote on September 9, 2011

Email Update Needed



City and State: MADISON MS

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: MY FATHER WAS STATIONED ON LSMR-404 IN 1950 . ENJOY
HEARING ABOUT HIS TIME ON BOARD. HE WAS THE " FLAG
MAN" AS MY BROTHERS CALL HIM . WE ARE SO PROUD OF WHAT
HE DID FOR OUR COUNTRY AND WE LOVE HIM VERY MUCH.

Keywords: LSMR-404 



Entry: 74364
Subject: MEN THAT THAT RODE THE ROCKETS-LSMR 403

John Stoker SR. wrote on April 15, 2010


City and State: SANTA CLARA CA

Unit: LSMR 403 1953-1954

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: IS THERE ANY ROCKET RIDERS STILL AROUND??? SURLY SOME ARE..THEY ARE TOO TOUGH TO DIE..ME AND BARBERO ARE STLL HERE IN SUNNY CALIFORNIA.....HOOK UP

Keywords: LSMR--POYONGDO KOREA-SASEBO JAPAN-HONGKONG CHINA--SAN DIEGO--PEARL 1953



Entry: 67853
Subject: LOOKING FOR OLD SHIPMATES

Roger McCall wrote on November 12, 2008


City and State: JACKSONVILLE FL

Unit: LSMR 404

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: My father, Glen McCall, served on the 404 during the Korean War. He asked me to try and find some of his old shipmates from those days. You can contact him through me. He would love to hear from you.
Thanks
Roger McCall

Keywords: LSMR 404 Korean War, 1950 to 1953



Entry: 26257
Subject: IN SEARCH OF LSM/LSMR VETERANS

Bill Dudley wrote on June 14, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: WASHINGTON DC

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: Would like name suggestions for the most respected officer and enlisted Korean War veterans, based on their naval service during the Korean War. Looking for individuals capable of speaking at a conference about their experiences during 1950-53 time period.

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Entry: 25759
Subject: LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES LSMR 525 SEPT 1950 TO JULY 1953

Elmer Snell wrote on May 26, 2002

Email Update Needed



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Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

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Entry: 25454
Subject: KOREA

Cynthia Griffy wrote on May 14, 2002

Email Update Needed



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Service or Relationship: Air Force Veteran - Korea

Comments: My father passed away in 1993 and never did he mention being in Korea. but on his gravestone it says Korea and Vietnam,He was in special operations in vietnam. and never talked about that much either, is it possable the military made a mistake when they did his grave stone or can i find out if he was in Korea. does anyone have any info that would be helpful to me.
thankyou
Cynthia

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Entry: 20008
Subject: LOOKING FOR INFORMATION

Robert Moran wrote on October 18, 2001


City and State: REXFORD NY

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Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My father served on the LSMR 404 during WWII. I would like to find more information on the ship, as well as people who might have served with him, Robert Moran,AS(V-12) rating. I found his ship under his separation papers, he passed away 12-96. Please e-mail if any info. Thanks.

Keywords: LSMR 404



Entry: 9459
Subject: LOOKING FOR INFO

Bret Crowl wrote on June 18, 2000

Email Update Needed



City and State: GRINNELL IA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Friend of Veteran

Comments: My uncle, Robert D. Crowl served aboard the LSMR 404. I'm doing research and looking for anything I can find. He currently lives in Waterloo, IA.
Any info is greatly appreciated.

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Entry: 703
Subject: LSMR 404 FROM 5/51 TO 8/54

Warren Gilmour wrote on November 20, 1998


City and State: SANDY UT

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Comments: I served on the LSMR404 from 5/51 to 8/54 including two tours to Korea. I was a GM2 at discharge. I am working on a book describing the development, construction, and operational use of this class of ship. I am planning a reunion sometime/somewhere in Year 2000. I have found 43 members of the crew of whom 27 were enlisted, 8 were officers and 8 are deceas

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