Norman C. Martin

USS West Virginia

Norman C. Martin, Lieutenant(jg), born Feb. 15, 1909, Mount Olive, MS, completed high school and joined the USN on Dec. 15, 1930. He served aboard the USS Washington (BB-56); USS Attu (CVE-102); USS Warrick (AKA-89); USS Ajax; New Orleans, 8th Naval District; Treasure Island, San Francisco; two tours on Guam; attended Refrigeration School, San Diego, CA; and Compressed Gases School, Portsmouth, VA.

Discharged Dec. 14, 1953, with the rank of lieutenant(jg). Decorations and medals include the Good Conduct Medal, China Service Medal, Navy Occupation Service Medal w/Asia Clasp, Korean Service Medal, American Defense Award, WWII Victory Medal and a medal issued by Russia for Murmansk Convoy.

Married Beth and has one child and one grandchild. He enjoys gardening and all sports.

Reprinted with permission from Turner Publishing

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