Morgan Jay Pulver, Seaman l/c, born June 6, 1925, Wingdale, NY.
Enlisted in the USN June 2, 1943, and was stationed at Great Lakes,
Balboa Park, San Diego, CA and Pudget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton,
He served aboard the USS West Virginia from November 1943-February
1946. The ship returned to Pearl Harbor, sailed to Ulithe, Leyte Gulf,
Iwo Jima, Okinawa and Tokyo Bay. Memorable experience was crossing the
Equator, signing of Peace Treaty at Tokyo Bay and going ashore at
He was discharged at Lido Beach, NY on Feb. 25, 1946. Awards: American
Theater, WWII Victory, Asiatic-Pacific w/4 stars and Philippine
Liberation w/2 stars.
After the war, he was a locomotive engineer for the NYC RR for over 30
years. He retired in 1985. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have one
daughter, Eileen, and two grandsons.
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