The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
TM3 Frederick Richard Bockman
Cenotaph

TM3 Frederick Richard Bockman

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 6 Apr 1945
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56115740 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Son of Arsen Bockman.

Frederick served as a Torpedoman's Mate Third Class, U.S.S. Newcomb (DD-586), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Berlin, Coos County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

The Newcomb, while off Ie Shima screening minesweepers with the Leutze & Beale, was attacked by at least 40 enemy aircraft. The Newcomb was struck five times during this attack but was able to make the enemy aircraft retreat after downing a number of them.

The Newcomb lost 18 killed, 25 missing, and 64 wounded.

Frederick was declared "Missing In Action" in this attack.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 8067179

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56115740
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TM3 Frederick Richard Bockman (unknown–6 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56115740, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .