TracesOfWar needs your help! We miss photos of important sights in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Submit your photos to input@tracesofwar.com and it will be published!

Halpin, William T.

Date of birth:
December 6th, 1905 (Ohio, United States)
Date of death:
January 31st, 1994 (Florida, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

William Halpin enlisted on 11th August 1943 and sered until 8th October 1945. He served with Pontoon Assembly Detachement Navy 131 and Pontoon Assembly Detachement No. 2.

William T. Halpin was also entiteld to wear the ribbon for the Navy/Marine Corps Unit Commendation.

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
MMS1 (CB) E-6
Unit:
Pontoon Assembly Det Navy No. 2
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (NMCCOM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
MMS1 (CB) E-6
Unit:
Pontoon Assembly Det. No. 2
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
MMS1c (CB) E-6
Unit:
Pontoon Assembly Det. No. 2
World War Two Victory Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
His rate was MMS1C (CB) E-6 and was part of Pontoon Assembly Detachment No. 2.
Navy/Marine Corps Unit Commendation

Sources

  • Photo: Scott Carlson
  • - DD-214 dated October 8, 1945, ribbons in shadowbox

Photo