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NH 69652 Leonard Roy Harmon, Mess Attendant First Class, USN

Photo #: NH 69652  Leonard Roy Harmon, Mess Attendant First Class, USN
Title: Leonard Roy Harmon, Mess Attendant First Class, USN
Description: Poster featuring Mess Attendant Harmon and USS Harmon (DE-678), which was named in his honor. He was killed in action on board USS San Francisco (CA-38) during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, 13 November 1942. For his heroism in that action, Mess Attendant Harmon was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. The poster also features the text of his award citation and a representation of the Navy Cross medal. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 69652
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