Frank McKenna - Great White Fleet 1908 Melbourne
January 24, 2010
Thanks for sending me the list of desserters for the above. Unfortunately the person I was looking for, my grandfather, was not on that list - his name is "Frank McKenna".
Am I pushing my luc(h)k by seeking your further advice on who I might contact in the US Navy to obtain records of seaman around the 1910 era.
hanks again for your help.
The National Personnel Records Center also has records for both enlisted personnel and officers for service in 1900 and later. The Center has records relating to U.S. Navy officers separated after 1902 and enlisted personnel separated after 1885 and Marine Corps officers separated after 1895 and enlisted personnel separated after 1904. Genealogical requests for information should be submitted on Standard Form 180, "Request Pertaining to Military Records." These forms may be obtained from local Veterans Administration offices or from the National Personnel Records Center (Military Personnel Records), 9700 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132.
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