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Ernest F. Bellenbaum
War:  World War II
Service Dates: 1942-1946
Branch:
  United States Coast Guard
Unit:
  Cargo and personnel ships
Service Location:
  Pacific Theater from New Zealand to Japan
Highest Rank:
  Carpenter’s Mate First Class
Medals/Special Service Awards:  
Battle Star
POW:
  No
Birth Year:
  1919
Place of Birth:
  Lanigan Saskatchewan, Canada

Mr. Bellenbaum also provided the following information about his military service:

On May 8, 1943, I came aboard the just commissioned cargo ship USS Eridanus AK 92. Soon sailed for South Pacific with Cargo Small Groupe Marines. Earned a battle star February 1944 in assist in taking Bougainville. Left ship September 21, 1944. February 19, 1945 came aboard USS Albiero K 90 cargo ship. Left ship January 29, 1946. Came aboard USS Admiral Capps, a personnel carrier, January 29, 1946. Left ship February 26, 1946.


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