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LCDR H.

LCDR H. "Brink" BRINKLEY BASS, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 3447


Service Date In: 01/01/1934
Service Date Out: 08/20/1944
Date of Birth: 07/16/1916
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: U.S. Naval Academy

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Navy Cross w/Gold Star

Theaters/Campaigns

WWII Pacific/Africa

Aircraft

SBC
SB2U
SBD
F4F
F6F

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Lexington (CV-2), 1941-42
USS Santee (CVE-29), 1942-44
USS Kasaan Bay (CVE-69)

Associations/Service Organizations

Legion of Valor Society

Significant Achievements

KIA flying F6F 1944. H. Brinkley Bass (DD-887) named in his honor. C.O. VF-74, VF-29. 1943 he and LT Jaques were 1st Americans to land in Azores since war began. Silver Star and 4 Battle Stars.
Based on code developed by Richards Consulting Group