John R. Bertrand

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
White Deer, TX

HONORED BY
Mr. John R. Bertrand

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

ONE OF COMMISSIONING OFFICERS IN USS BOWFIN SS-287 AND LATER IN USS SEA LEOPARD SS-483. MADE SIX WAR PATROLS IN BOWFIN IN SOUTHWEST PACIFIC. AWARDED SILVER STAR AND LATER GOLD STAR IN LIEU OF SECOND SILVER STAR FOR ACTIONS DURING SECOND AND SIXTH WAR PATROLS OF BOWFIN.