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Henry Carl Keller

Henry Carl Keller

Male 1926 - 1993  (66 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Henry Carl Keller 
    Born 27 Sep 1926  Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940 
    1940 Irvin
    1940 Irvin
    1940 US census, Baltimore, Maryland, enumeration district (ED) 3-53, family 73, Irvin.
    Military Service U.S. Navy, WWII Find all individuals with events at this location 
    GM3 
    Henry Carl Keller Navy Muster.
    Henry Carl Keller Navy Muster.
    Navy Muster for May, 29, 1945 Henry Carl Keller was serving as a Seaman 1st class aboard the USS Dauphin. The ship got it's name from Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

    Carl joined the crew of the Dauphin on September 23, 1944 at Newport, Rhode Island. On February 13, 1945 they started sailing for the Pacific.

    On April 15, 1945 she arrived at the Ulithi Atoll, the staging point for the invasion of Okinawa. She sailed from Ulithi on the 22nd to land reinforcements at Hagushi Beach, Okinawa, from April 26 to 30. From there she carried casualties to San Fransisco, arriving May, 22 1945.

    A week later the Dauphin was underway for the Philippines. From June 27 until the end of the war she carried troops from New Guinea to the Philippines.

    On August 26, 1945 the Dauphin sailed from Batangas Bay, Luzon, Phillipines to Japan with occupation troops. She was anchored in Tokyo Bay the day of surrender, September 2, 1945.
    Carl Keller Promotion to 3rd Class.
    Carl Keller Promotion to 3rd Class.
    24 Jul 1945 While serving aboard the USS Dauphin Carl was promoted to Gunner's Mate 3rd Class.
    Henry Carl Keller Navy Muster 1 October 1945.
    Henry Carl Keller Navy Muster 1 October 1945.
    Henry Carl Keller Navy Muster 1 October 1945. GM3 aboard the USS Dauphin.
    Henry Carl Keller Navy Muster 6 November 1945.
    Henry Carl Keller Navy Muster 6 November 1945.
    Henry Carl Keller Navy Muster 6 November 1945. USS Dauphin leaving Japan headed to San Fransisco.
    Henry Carl Keller transfer to USS LCI(L)-549.
    Henry Carl Keller transfer to USS LCI(L)-549.
    1 Mar 1946 Henry Carl Keller transfer to USS LCI(L)-549.
    Carl Keller Transfer for Discharge.
    Carl Keller Transfer for Discharge.
    1 Apr 1946. While serving aboard the USS LCS(L)(3) 89 (Landing Craft Support Ship) Carl was transferred to United States Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, Maryland in order to be discharged.
    USS Dauphin.
    USS Dauphin.
    USS Dauphin APA-97, a Bayfield class attack transport, with a camouflage paint scheme circa 1944
    USS Dauphin.
    USS Dauphin.
    USS Dauphin.
    Invasion of Okinawa, Japan.
    Invasion of Okinawa, Japan.
    The U.S. invasion of Okinawa has been said to be the bloodiest battle of WWII. It began on April 1st, 1945, Easter Sunday. It lasted until June 22nd.
    Japan Signing Surrender.
    Japan Signing Surrender.
    Japan Signing Surrender.
    USS LCI(L).
    USS LCI(L).
    The name stood for Landing Craft Infantry (Large). While this particular photo is of hull number 20 the ship Carl served on would have been the same except the number was 549.
    USS LCS(L)(3)-89.
    USS LCS(L)(3)-89.
    SS LCS(L)(3)-89; Landing Craft Support (Large)(Mark3) entering San Francisco Bay after leaving Pearl Harbor in 1946.
    Died 12 Feb 1993  New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Feb 1993  Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I18  Nagel
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2014 

    Father Carlton Eugene Keller,   b. 11 May 1906, Frederick, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1973, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Irene Mongul 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F2548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Jo Brigham,   b. 6 Jun 1939, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 2009, Rolling Meadows, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Divorced 5 Feb 1985  Pinellas County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Daniel Thomas Keller
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart