Branch: Coast Guard
Rank: Storekeeper Second Class
Job duty: Payroll and Accounting for Great Lakes Coast Guard District #9 in Cleveland, Ohio
Years of service: August 1943 - April 1946, 2 1/2 years
Highlight of an experience or memory from WWII: May 8, 1945 - VE Day. From our 16th floor windows we added to the avalanche of papers being thrown onto Euclid Avenue while the city's bells, whistles and horns were blowing!