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USS Buck (DD 420)

American destroyer



USS Buck (DD 420) on 11 September 1943. Photo from Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum

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Aboard USS Buck (DD 420) when hit on 9 Oct 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abbott, Richard Paul, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Altizer, Robert Basil, USN23Boatswain’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Amos, James Floyd, USNFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Anderson, James Michael, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Buck (DD 420)
Anderson, John L., USNRadarman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Andrae, John Corby, USNREnsignUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Andro, Herbert Paul, USNRTorpedoman’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Arnett, Paul Julian, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Augsburger, Henry Jay, USNGunner’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Baham, John Joseph, USNOfficer’s Cook Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Baker, Preston Urriah, USNChief Carpenter’s MateUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Barnes, Kenneth Waldo, USNRPharmacist's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Bell, George Alfred, USNElectrician’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Berry, Kenneth C., USNRMachinist’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Bertram, Roesler A., USNShip’s Cook Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Beverly, James Albert, USNRQuartermaster Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Blackmon, Douglas Bly, USNRSoundman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Blair, Eugene Edward, USNRElectrician's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Blecha, Lee W., USNRShip’s Cook Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Blevins, William Leonard, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Bly, Elmer Lee, USNFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Boyt, Theodore, USNRLieutenantUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Brewster, Dale Velmore, USNFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Brinker, Robert Gilbert, USNChief StorekeeperUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Brinkley, James E., USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Broadbent, John Waldo, USNMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Brooks, George Leland, USNMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Bruvold, Boyd Mervil, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Buchanan, Ellsworth Morrison, USNREnsignUSS Buck (DD 420)
Burdick, Eldon Keith, USNYeoman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Bush, Frank John, USNRMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Calkins, Kenneth Elton, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Capece, Frank Joseph, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Christensen, Oliver Roy, USNGunner’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Christopher, Jerry Gene, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Cichra, Edward Anton, USNRMachinist's Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Cieslik, Thadeus Paul, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Connor, Earl Edward, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Cox, Philip Earl, USNCoxswainUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Crais, David Emile, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Buck (DD 420) +
Crawford, Dudley Warner, USNREnsignUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Crawford, John Fiske, USNChief Fire ControlmanUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Cross, Lawrence, USNFireman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Crowell, William Hoyle, USNRBoilerman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Cummings, Edward Joseph, USNLieutenant (junior grade)USS Buck (DD 420)
Dacey, James Joseph, USNRSoundman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Danenhauer, George Edward, USNTorpedoman’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Danielowski, Ervin Marvin, USNShipfitter Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Darrow, John Albert, USNRSoundman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Davis, Meyer, USNRStorekeeper Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
De Friezer, Firmin Lawrence, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Dearman, Charles Perry, USNSoundman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Diehl, Leon Alfred, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Dischinger, Leroy Urhan, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Donovan, Glenn Patrick, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Donovan, Richard Norbert, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Dorris, James William, USNSignalman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Doyle, George Andrew, USNRGunner's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Druce, George Edward, USNRFire Controlman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Duclos, Edward Francis, USNCarpenter's Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Dudiak, Walter, USNRQuartermaster Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Dufresne, Carleton Edward, USNGunner's Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Dufrisne, William Henry, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Dugan, Ancel Howard, USNChief Water TenderUSS Buck (DD 420)
Dury, Arthur, USNFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Dwenger, Richard, USNRYeoman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Eager, Raymond Francis, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Edens, Charles Samuel, USNFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Eliff, William Joseph, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Ellis, Charles Elwood, USNFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Erickson, John Anders, USNRGunner’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Eubanks, Andrew Stanley, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Finnerty, Stephen John, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Foltz, Robert William, USNRRadio Technician First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Frankenfield, Lawrence J., USNRadioman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Frazier, Vurtle Arren, USNElectrician’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Frosch, John Theodore, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Goldman, Claude Cermelion, USNTorpedoman's Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Goodson, Elmo, USNRSteward's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Gregory, Robert Louis, USNRadarman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Grevette, Delbert William, USNShip’s Cook First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Griffin, Michael Joseph, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Grigsby, Clayton, USNFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Gross, George Pady, USNMetalsmith First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Grygo, Emil Charles, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Grzych, Walter Felix, USNRSignalman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Hajec, Stanley Theodore, USNRShipfitter Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Hall, Luster Garrett, USNRadioman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Halstead, Arthur George, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hamilton, John W., USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hammond, Joshua, USNRSteward’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hansen, Walter, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Harms, Elmer Fred Henry, USNMetalsmith First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Harrington, George Henry, USNRLieutenantUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hedges, David Talmage, USNRLieutenantUSS Buck (DD 420)
Hendrie, Andrew William, USNRCoxswainUSS Buck (DD 420)
Herman, Charles Joseph, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Highe, Leroy, USNSteward Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Hill, Howard Earnest, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hill, Robert Lucius, USNREnsignUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hinds, Reelenna Bueford, USNRShipfitter Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Hoffman, Louis Mathias, USNShipfitter Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Holloway, William Herman, USNChief Torpedoman’s MateUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Holt, Ernest Huston, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Holzschuh, Joseph Andrew, USNRElectrician’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hood, Robert Joseph, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hoye, John Andrew, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Buck (DD 420)
Hughes, Raymond Ellsworth, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hugus, Charles Joseph, USNRElectrician’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Hunter, Clayton Reese, USNRTorpedoman's Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Ignasiak, Joseph Francis, USNRFire Controlman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Insley, Edward Robert, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Ioia, John Gannaro, USNChief Carpenter's MateUSS Buck (DD 420)
Jackson, Edmond Peal, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Jenkins, Robert Thomas, USNRadioman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Jensen, Roger Edward, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Johnson, Arthur Edward, USNRMachinist’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Johnson, Earl Herbert, USNTorpedoman’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Johnson, Everett Eugene, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Johnson, Quentin Wayne, USNRadioman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Jones, Charles Francis, USNRYeoman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Kassebaum, Louis Rhinehart, USNSignalman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Kavanaugh, John Patrick, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Kelly, Frank Joseph, USNRSoundman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Kendall, Robert Jacob, USNEnsignUSS Buck (DD 420)
Kielar, Peter Paul, USNRMachinist's Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Kimmel, Leonard, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Kirchner, Erwin, USNRElectrician's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Kiskaddon, William H., USNFire Controlman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Klein, Millard Jefferson, USN35Lieutenant CommanderUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Koch, Edward G., USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Kohl, Frank, USNChief Carpenter's MateUSS Buck (DD 420)
Konovelchick, Michael, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Krogstad, Rodman Pershing, USNTorpedoman's Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Kuenstler, John Edward, USNElectrician's Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Kulp, James Earl, USN23Shipfitter First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Lambert, George Solon, USNLieutenant CommanderUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Lance, Robert Park, USNRLieutenant (junior grade)USS Buck (DD 420) +
Lauer, Paul Jerome, USNMachinist’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Lautenbach, Robert Joseph, USNRGunner’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Le Blanc, Delphis Lewis, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Lepkowski, Edward Felix, USNCoxswainUSS Buck (DD 420)
Leslie, Virgil, USNGunner’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Lewis, Norman Claire, USNREnsignUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Lieto, Michael Joseph, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Lin, Jung, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Lingusky, Earl Harry, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Liquori, Charles Thomas, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Lockwood, Harry Glen, USNWater Tender Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Loggie, William Joseph, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Lord, Joseph Thomas, USNRElectrician's Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Lukasiewski, Nick Stanley, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Lynch, Edmund Francis, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Macklin, Edward Joseph, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Magee, Lester, USNMachinistUSS Buck (DD 420)
Maldonado, Felix, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Mallow, Charles Mark, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
McBride, Francis Harold, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
McCarty, William Arthur, USNFire Controlman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
McClintock, Richard Mae, USNPharmacist’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
McCormick, Eugene Carrington, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
McKeown, James Bernard, USNRElectrician's Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
McNamara, John Joseph, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Medley, Hollis Edward, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Merrick, Francis Joseph, USNRMachinist’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Metz, Floyd E., USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Metzner, Russell Raymond, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Mihalko, Andrew Jack, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Mitchell, Ross Gideon, USNRElectrician’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Moraz, Joseph Edward, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Morra, Michael, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Morris, Crad Warren, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Mueller, George William, USNRFire Controlman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Nelson, Merrill Marvin, USNRMachinist’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Nelson, Woodrow, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Newell, Harold, USNRMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Noble, Eugene Robert, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Nyman, Carl Francis, USNMachinist’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
O'Neill, Cornelius Edward, USNRadio Technician First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Ograyensek, Rudolph, USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Olson, James William, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Outland, Earl Preston, USNBoatswain's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Page, William Francis, USNRMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Parker, Lawrence, USNRSteward's Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Pepponi, Anthony, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Perich, Peter, USNRShip's Cook Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Pesacreta, Rocco G., USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Pesklo, Frank, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Pflugh, Archie R., USNRRadioman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Platt, Albert Russel, USNRGunner's Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Primus, Thomas James, USNSteward’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Radle, Clarence Howard, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Rados, George Thomas, USNRMachinist's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Ray, Chester Arthur, USNOfficer's Cook Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Richardson, Charles Thomas, USNRFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Rizak, Andrew, USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Roberts, Ervin Eugene, USNWater Tender First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Roberts, Leon Jay, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Robinson, Jack Carolan, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Robinson, James Edward, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Robinson, Kenneth Charles, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Rodgers, Joseph William, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Rogers, Edward McClelland, USNSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Rohel, Donald Thomas, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Rosati, Daniel, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Rose, Aaron Earl, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Ruitberg, Arthur John, USNTorpedoman’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Rupp, Charles Frederick, USNChief Commissary StewardUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Salter, Carl William, USNGunner's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Scott, John Clifton, USNMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Scully, Robin, USNRLieutenantUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Sherrer, Frederick Carleton, USNChief Gunner’s MateUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Shira, William Donald, USNRTorpedoman’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Skalko, John Anthony, USNRChief Specialist (A)USS Buck (DD 420) +
Skinner, Wayne, USNRShip’s Cook Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Smedstad, Clifton Bennie, USNRMachinist's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Smith, Chester Burnette, USNRTorpedoman's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Smith, Glenn Alvin, USNChief Electrician’s MateUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Smith, James Nicholas, USNFire Controlman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Smith, Robert Thomas, USNMachinist’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Smith, Thomas Walton, USNRadioman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Smith, Willie Marion, USNSoundman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Sneed, Kenneth, USNCoxswainUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Sniadack, Edward Joseph, USNBoatswain’s Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Snyder, Melvin Donald, USNRTorpedoman's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Soltiz, Frank, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Spindle, Samuel Jerome, USNChief Boatswain’s MateUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Springer, Dale William, USNWater Tender First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Stephens, James Alexander, USNWater Tender Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Stephens, Walter Britt, USNMachinist’s Mate Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Stohler, Marvin, USNRMachinist's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Stubbs, Roy Addison, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Sullivan, Charles Bernard, USNRYeoman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Sumner, Jean David, USNRRadioman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Thompson, James Arlan, USNBoilerman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Thompson, Robert Jack, USNSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Timm, Helmuth, USNMachinist's Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Tranum, Paul Wesley, USNFire Controlman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Trunck, John Edgar, USNRSoundman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Tucker, Harold Milton, USNREnsignUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Usher, Thomas William, USNRSteward’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Varney, William, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Verbickey, Charles John, USNRSignalman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Walters, James Thomas, USNRFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Ward, Marvin Richard, USNRSeaman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Watson, Oliver Mcrae, USNFire Controlman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Waugh, George Franklin, USNFireman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Weis, Woodrow Wilson, USNTorpedoman's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Wertz, Robert Arthur, USNTorpedoman’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Whitmore, Frank P., USNSoundman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Whitmore, Tillman Benjamin, USNWater Tender Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Whittington, James Edward, USNFireman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Wicks, Francis Oscar, USNWater Tender First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Wieder, Garth Hedden, USNFire Controlman Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Wilkins, Frederick Michael, USNRBoatswain’s Mate First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Willett, Donald Preston, USNRSoundman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Williams, Adron, USNRSoundman Third ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Williams, Raymond James, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)
Williamson, Ralph Perry, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Williamson, Roger Belmont, USNRSeaman First ClassUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Woolever, Bernhardt Lavern Robert, USNChief Water TenderUSS Buck (DD 420) +
Zinck, Lee Russell, USNMachinist's Mate Second ClassUSS Buck (DD 420)

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