Title: Social Security Adminisration, Social Security Death Index, Master File
Publication: Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc.
Note: d as a ships carpenter. John was stationed on board the USS Holland at Cavite Navy Yard in the Philipines when WW II broke out. He served throughout the war in the Pacific Theater. Some of that time was on the attack transport USS Goshen. He was on board that ship during the invasion of Okinawa. The Goshen also carried some of the first occupation troops to Japan, arriving in Yokahama several days after the surrender. Soon after the Goshen was sent to China. John was transfered after that to the Philadephia Navy Yard. He got out of the navy in 1949.
After John and Audrey were married they lived, first, on King St. in Chappaqua and then in Scott Corners, Westchester Co., NY. John worked as a carpenter for his father in law and then at Ludders Shipyard in Bridgeport, CT. In 1954 John and Audrey bought a house on Mile Creek Rd. in Old Lyme, CT. John worked just down the road at the Mile Creek Boat Shop. He also worked at Electric Boat in Groton, CT during this time. In 1962 John bought the Mile Creek Boat Shop and the house that went with it. They moved to that house in 1964. In 1979 they built a house in Washington Maine and moved there. John moved the Mile Creek Boat Shop business to the new location. John lived there the rest of his life .
Note: John was living with his parents in 1920. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1938. He was traine
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