The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Wilkes-Barre (CL 103). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. If you also served aboard and you remember one of the people below you can click on the name to send an email to the respective sailor. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?
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There are 20 crew members registered for the USS Wilkes-Barre (CL 103).
|Coraccio, John||fireman first class||1941 – 1945||fleet 103||hi this is my dad he just lost his wife at 91,hes going strong,he relishes his days on the willie bee,okinowa,iwa jima and when the bunkerhill as hit by kamakazis.is lookimg for old buddys.john coraccio Waltham ma;ty|
|Smith, Arthur (Smity)||SM3C||1944 – 1946||SM3C|
|Frue, Robert||1944 – 1945|
|Dacey, Paul||SN||1944 – 1946||Deck|
|Webb, Wilmer||Seaman||1944 – 1946||Electrician||This is my Dad, he passed in March 2011. He really wanted to go to a reunion. I have a copy of the Willie Bee dated Dec, 1945. Does anyone want it? firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Summey, Mark||RM3C||Mar 1944 – May 1946||C|
|Brackin, Fraser||0306||Apr 13, 1944 – Jan 28, 1946||Unknown||This is my grandfather. Unfortunately he passed away in 1978 and I never got the chance to meet him. Looking for people who can tell me about him. Thanks in advance.|
|Reid, Pierce||seaman 1st class||Jul 1944 – 1946||L division- I division - storekeeper||member of original crew. please contact me at email@example.com|
|Miller, Robert Charles||Coxswain||Jul 1944 – May 1946||Deck||This is my father. He died 29 Dec 1987. I salute all him and all the valiant men of the USS Wilkes Barre for their honorable service.|
|Gerson, Bernard ( Bernie)||SM1 ST CLASS||Jul 1, 1944 – Apr 30, 1945||Signalman||Original crew when ship was commisioned on July 1st, 1944 at the Philadelphia Navy yard. Transfered from ship April 1945 after sustaining schrapnel wounds.Ex ship mates please E-Mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org it would be nice to hear|
|Heavner, R.m.||S2C||Jul 1, 1944 – Nov 20, 1945||Gunnery||This is my Grandfather. He left me his personal effects from the Wilkes Barre including his Plank holders certificate and the birthday message for the ship listing his name, rank, and position.|
|Gilstad, Donald||S1c||Nov 11, 1944 – Feb 23, 1946||Asiatic Pacific||This is my father. He had one son Donald prior to entering the service and another Dennis 15 months after he was discharged. My Dad and Mother stayed in Omaha, Nebraska and spent the last 31 years in Michigan. Died at 90|
|Trawick, Gene||?||1945 – 1947||This is my father who passed away 2/13/97. I don't have any further info. But he deserves to be on this list for sure.|
|Flanders, Allen||QM||1945 – Dec 1946||TBD|
|Roda, John B Bot||GM3||1945 – 1946||1st||My dad served aboard the Willie Bee 45-46. I’m pretty sure he was a pointer in one of the 6” turret guns. He passed away in 1979 at the age of 52. His name was John (Bot) Roda.|
|Hirsch, Roland||Seaman||Jul 1945 – Jun 1946||Signal Corps||It was a very memorable experience. We had a great group of guys. I kept in touch with close buddies for a number of years and now they are all gone.|
|B0lger, Philip (Johnny)||SEAMAN FIRST ,SIGNALMAN STRIKER||Sep 15, 1945 – Jun 20, 1946||C (ccommunications)||During the war I was on the USS Vicksburg ; saw the signing aboard the Missouri while the Vicksburg was in Tokyo Bay.. Ultimately transfered to Willie Bee and we went to China.There until late January 46;then home to Philadelphia Navy Yard.Greatcrew|
|Botta, Gustave||SEAMAN 1/C||Apr 1946 – Aug 1946||water-tender|
|Miller, Robert [bob]||EMP/3||Jun 1946 – Jun 1948||E||Would like to hear from all people from E division and the fireroom crew|
|Clark, Alvin||S1||Oct 2, 1946 – Jun 30, 1947||F (FireControl)|
There are currently no planned reunions.