Wade D. Childs
USS West Virginia
Wade D. Childs, Seaman 1/c, born April 12,1925, Lowell, WA, enlisted
in the USNR March 23, 1943. He trained at NTS Farragut, ID, and spent a
short time at NAS Whidbey Island, WA. He was assigned to the USS West
Virginia while she was under repair in dry-dock at USNB Bremerton, WA.
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