Edmund D. Egeland
USS West Virginia
Edmund D. Egeland, W01, born Aug. 1, 1919, Miles City, MT, joined
the USN at Kansas City, MO, Sept. 9, 1940. He was stationed aboard the
USS West Virginia (BB-48) to Dec. 7, 1941; USS Salt Lake City (CA-25)
Dec. 8, 1941-44; fleet activities, Yokosuka, Japan, 1945-47; Great Lakes
NTC, 1948-52; Naval Ammunition Depot, Guam, MI, 1953-55; USS Gearing
(DD-710) and USS Purdy, 1955-57; and Great Lakes NTC, 1957-60. He
transferred to Fleet Reserve in 1960.
Reprinted with permission from Turner Publishing
Edmund Egeland passed away on May 30, 2008.
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