Freedom Wall

CLARENCE COUTS
Freedom Wall OHIO CITY, Ohio
Brick plate # ER064
Brick location Column E, Row 12
Date of birth 2/3/1921
Deceased date 9/24/2005
Branch of service

Rank
Years served 4
Separation 11/1945
Wars/Conflicts/Other  

Medals/Honors  
American Campaign Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal World War II Victory Medal Navy Occupational Service Medal w/Asia clasp
Comments  
CHANDELEUR CLASS SEAPLANE TENDER, commissioned USS CHANDELEUR AV-10, during WWII USS CHANDELEUR was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns: CONSOLIDATION OF SOLOMON ISLAND July 1943 to January 1944, TREASURY-BOUGAINVILLE OPERATION 27 October to 15 December 1943, MARIANAS OPERATION capture and occupation of Saipan 26 June to 10 August 1944 WESTERN CAROLINE ISLANDS OPERATION capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands 16 September to 14 October 1944 OKINAWA GUNTO OPERATION assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto 25 March to 30 June 1945 USS CHANDELEUR received five battle stars for World War II service CLARENCE COUTS JR was a 50 year Union card carrying brick layer out of Fort Wayne Local Union #4
Inscription CLARENCE COUTS
US NAVY 42 45
USS CHANDELEUR
VAN WERT OHIO