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August Jacob "Gussy" Munkenbeck
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1906
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1971
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA

He was a 30 year retired Navy Veteran. He first enlisted in 1923. He was called back up into the service from retirement on Oct. 21, 1950 during the Koren crisis and was separated from the service again Oct. 21, 1952. He completed 30 years of service on Sept. 29, 1953 he served on, the Aircraft Carrier USS Enterprise, during WWII. The ship had been out on maneuvers and on their way back into port in Honolulu. They were sitting about 100 to 150 miles out to sea waiting for the tugs to come get them when they heard the attack on their radios. There was nothing they could do. They were completely out of fuel from the maneuvers and couldn't even launch a single plane to help. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Munkenbeck (1870 - 1928)
  Francesca Roberta Wessels Munkenbeck (1872 - 1950)
 
 Siblings:
  Bernard Ludwig Munkenbeck (1892 - 1962)*
  Meta Emma Munkenbeck Grady (1895 - 1963)*
  Evelyn Georgianna Munkenbeck Lucas Murray (1900 - 1962)**
  Velaria (Child) Munkenbeck (1904 - 1906)*
  August Jacob Munkenbeck (1906 - 1971)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
BMGC US Navy WWII - Korea
 
Note: This is my great Uncle Gussy. His sister Meta Emma (nee Munkenbeck) Grady - Bartlett was my grandmother. Other Siblings are; Bernard, Theresa, Evelyn, and, Velaria.
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section: 2M Grave: 4020
 
Created by: Joyce Grady O
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66820941
August Jacob Gussy Munkenbeck
Added by: Joyce Grady O
 
August Jacob Gussy Munkenbeck
Added by: Joyce Grady O
 
August Jacob Gussy Munkenbeck
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