Rowell, Richard

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Name
Rowell, Richard Gender: M
Richard Merrill Rowell
born on 6 August 1916 at 14:30 (= 2:30 PM )
Place Sonoma, California, 38n18, 122w27
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 14°05' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°49 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 04°27'



Biography

United States Navy officer, a pilot who received the Distinguished Flying Cross for downing a Japanese plane on 20 February 1942. During the Battle of the Coral Sea 7 to 8 May 1942, he won a gold star in lieu of a second Distinguished Flying Cross, before failing to return from his last mission. The navy destroyer escort, USS Richard M. Rowell (DE-403), was named in his honor.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 25)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Distinguished Flying Cross with Gold Star added)
  • Vocation : Military : Killed
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (U.S. Navy, WWII)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military (Navy)