R. T. Myers

Korean War
Service #7017279
RankQuartermaster Third Class U.S. Navy
Date of DeathDecember 28 1952
National Defense Service Medal
Quartermaster Third Class Myers was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Quartermaster Third Class Myers was a member of Landing Ship Dock 25 based at New York City. On December 20, 1952, he was a passenger on a C-124 Globemaster transport departing Larson Air Force Base, Grant, Washington. The aircraft crashed on take off. Ninety personnel on board perished. He died on December 28, 1952.