Oree C. Beck

NAME
Oree Charles Beck
NICKNAME
MCSN
286138
HOME OF RECORD
Heidelberg, MS
NEXT OF KIN
Parents, George & Inez Beck
DATE OF BIRTH
~1921
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
April 19, 1941
DATE OF LOSS
March 1, 1942
REGION
Java Sea
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Indonesia / Sunda Strait
CASUALTY TYPE
MIA (Declared Dead)
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Houston
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Assistant Cook Beck was last known to be aboard the USS Houston when she was sunk during the Battle of Sunda Strait.
He was declared dead on 19 December, 1945.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Assistant Cook*
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

* Note: Beck is alternately listed as a Private First Class on military records. The two rates are equivalent in grade.

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One thought on “Oree C. Beck

  1. Comment from Jill Mcright
    30 June 2016

    This is my uncle, if anyone has further information, please contact me.

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