Gattey, John Bardo
John Bardo Gattey reported on board the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CV-11) in 1944 and worked in the V-6 Division as an Ensign, A-V (S) under Lt. Christen. According to the War Diaries, he was killed at 12:59 on November 25, 1944 as a result of the kamikaze attacks.
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Abstract The John Bardo Gattey Papers contain materials from Gattey's service aboard USS Intrepid in 1944 and was killed in action during the kamikaze attacks on November 25, 1944. It includes a diary from his time aboard Intrepid, as well as his marriage certiticate, his purple heart certificate, and a memorial certificate signed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt after his death.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944–45