Battle of Leyte Gulf

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall


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Van Perkins
Class of 1936

CDR, USN

Greenwich, Connecticut

October 24, 1944 (30 years old)

Silver Star, Bronze Star, KIA, WWII, Battle of Leyte Gulf, Pacific, USS Birmingham (CL 62), Ship


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Howard Nester, Jr.
Class of 1937

LCDR, USN

Worcester, Massachusetts

November 2, 1944 (30 years old)

Bronze Star, KIA, WWII, Battle of Leyte Gulf, Battle off Samar, Pacific, USS Fanshaw Bay (CVE 70), Ship



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Elton Stirling
Class of 1942

LT, USN

Pasadena, California

October 25, 1944 (25 years old)

KIA, WWII, Battle of Leyte Gulf, Battle off Samar, Pacific, USS Johnston (DD 557), Ship


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Earle Nason, Jr.
Class of 1944

LTJG, USN

Cranston, Rhode Island

October 25, 1944 (22 years old)

KIA, WWII, Battle of Leyte Gulf, Battle off Samar, Pacific, USS Hoel (DD 533), Ship