Irvin A. Syring
USS West Virginia
Irvin Arthur Syring was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on March 23, 1926. He enlisted oin the navy on
March 21, 1944 and arrived at NTS in Farragut, ID on March 23, 1944. He left
Farragut as a S2C, had a short leave in St. Paul, and arrived in Bremerton on
May 22 and reported aboard the West Virginia May 24 where he was assigned to the
second division. He was promoted to S1C November 1, 1944. He participated in the Leyte operation, the
Luzon operation, Iwo Jima operation, Okinawa Gunto operation, and the Phillipine
Liberation. He passed away on May 30, 1999.
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