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CDR James Henry Ard
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1922
Geneva
Geneva County
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 2013
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

US Navy Record
1942-1973 , Chicago, Ilinois, Washington DC, Virginia, California, England, and the Pacific Area.


Enlisted June 30, 1942 in the inactive Naval Reserves Active duty July 1943 Midshipman Chicago, Illinois. Graduated Sep 1943 as Ensign and was assigned to General MacArthur's Group, Amphibous Forces , Leyte Gulf, in the Philippines. He was in London from 1955-58, on the staff of the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, with the Navy in Korea at Hipong in 1950 for 1 1/2 years on the LSD (Landing Ship Dock) "Catamount," also in the Pacific Area of Operation Indoor China Seas. Also in Washingtion, California and Yokohoma, Japan in 1965. Duties: Gunner Officer Navigation, Officer Communication, Supply Officer. His resoponsiblity entails operation of a retail store, two enlistd men's clubs, the main and three branch cafeterias, the concessions in all personnel services units, laundries, dry-cleaning facilities and bakeries, including the largest Baking Exchange, Navy-wide, right behind Yokohoma Central Station. His area was along side of the Bill Chickering Theater, at Bayside Courts near the "O" Club, the golf course inside the old Yokohama Race Track, and the various cafeterias strewn about the area. Excerpt from The Mainichi Daily Press, 4 Jan 1967. He retired Sep 1973 as a Commader after 30 Years Service.

Grandfather:
Dr. James Henry Ard
Birth: 19 Aug 1858 in Dale, Alabama
Death: 21 Sep 1920 Geneva, Alabama.

Grandmother:
Mary Ella Gainer
Birth: 8 Feb 1875 in Milton, Santa Rosa, Florida.
Death: 3 Jan 1959 in Prince George's County, Maryland

Father:
Lehron Ard
Birth: Aug. 18, 1895 Geneva, Alabama
Death: Jul. 17, 1971 San Diego, California

Mother:
Annie Margaret 'Marg' Hall
Birth: 20 Jan 1900 in Atlanta, Georgia
Death: 9 Jun 1992 in San Diego, California

Sister:
Margaret Estelle Ard
Birth: 7 Jun 1920 in Geneva, Alabama
Death: 13 Feb 2009 in San Diego, California

1st Marriage 7 May 1944 in Washington DC
Lillian Leigh Hunt
Birth: 1924 in Brussels, Belgium
Death: Living

Nieces: Katherine and Frances Mooney 
 
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 Parents:
  Lehron Ard (1895 - 1971)
  Annie Margaret Hall Ard (1900 - 1992)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Elaine Peterson Ard (1920 - 1995)
 
 Sibling:
  Margaret Estelle Ard Mooney (1920 - 2009)*
  James Henry Ard (1922 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Court of Ascension Court of Ascension Crypt 12 Tier A
 
Created by: Omer Divers
Record added: May 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110112743
CDR James Henry Ard
Added by: Omer Divers
 
CDR James Henry Ard
Added by: Omer Divers
 
CDR James Henry Ard
Added by: Omer Divers
 
 
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