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AMM1 LEROY  N. MYHRE, USN

AMM1 LEROY N. MYHRE, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 3316


Service Date In: 06/02/1942
Service Date Out: 09/30/1945
Date of Birth: 08/19/2024
Aviation Designation: Combat Aircrewman
State/College: Univ. of Florida
City, State: Atlanta, GA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist. Flying Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

WWII Pacific/Atlantic

Aircraft

TBM
TBF

Ship/Units/Deployments

VC-1/USS Card, Croatan, 8/43-3/44
USS Block Island, 8/43-3/44
VT-45/USS San Jacinto, 12/44-5/45

Associations/Service Organizations

USS San Jacinto Reunion Assn.

Significant Achievements

Flew 42 anti-submarine patrols as turret gunner in TBFs. 34 missions including 1st carrier raid on Tokyo (other than Doolittle raid), invasions of Iwo Jima & Okinawa. Torpedo run on Japanese Fleet. Credit for sinking Japanese destroyer "Hamakaze." 7 Air Medals.
Based on code developed by Richards Consulting Group