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Russell M. Cox

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Russell M. Cox

United States Navy officer killed in action during World War II for whom a U.S. Navy ship was named add

Category: Politics

Born in 1919.

Country: United States (100%)

Education: undef.

Linked to: United States Navy

 

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Russell M. Cox was born in 1919 add something


1940

Appointed an ensign in the United States Naval Reserve, to rank from August 29, 1940, he attended the Navy Supply Corps School, Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration add something


Russell M. Cox died in 1942 add something

 

He was assigned to the New York Navy Yard at Brooklyn, New York, as a supply officer, reporting there on March 10, 1942 add something

 

Ensign Cox reported to the light cruiser USS "Juneau" on May 29, 1942 to serve as an assistant disbursing and supply officer add something

 

He was reported missing in action when a Japanese submarine torpedoed and sank "Juneau" off Guadalcanal during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on November 13, 1942 add something


1944

The U.S. Navy destroyer escort USS "Russell M. Cox" was named for Ensign Cox. Her construction was cancelled in 1944 add something