Naval Personnel Injuries Probably Resulting in Disability

 Finding of Facts, Opinion and Recommendations, continued...

12. PERSONAL INJURIES: That most of the superficial personal injuries were inflicted by glass from shattered windows. The known injured are, as follows:

a. Personal Injuries of those in Military Service:

(1) That the name, rank or rate, and serial or service number of each of the personnel of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, injured as a result of said explosions and the nature and extent of the injury or injuries suffered by each are, as follows:

U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve 
Severely injured -- at least partial disability expected.

Officers: U.S. Naval Barracks, Naval Magazine, Port Chicago

(1) GARDNER, Morrison, Frank, Lt., (jg), SO-V(S), USNR, 174 492, White. DIAGNOSIS: WOUND, Lacerated, Multiple, Hospitalized from 7-17-44 to 8-14-44.

(2) MANGAN, James Godfrey, Lt. D-V (S), USNR, 201 262, White. DIAGNOSIS: WOUND, Punctured, eye, right, hospitalized since 7-17-44.

Enlisted Personnel: U.S. Naval Barracks, Naval Magazine, Port Chicago

(3) BALLINGER, Harry Thomas, Jr., S2c, V6, USNR, 753 27 00, Negro. DIAGNOSIS: FRACTURE, Compound, Femur, Left, hospitalized since 7-17-44.

(4) JOHNSON, Cornelius (n), McMM3c, V6, USNR, 604 67 05, Negro. DIAGNOSIS: WOUNDS, Lacerated, Multiple, hospitalized since 7-17-44. Has lost one eye and can perceive light with the other.

(5) JONES, Jessi Perry, S2c SV6, USNR, 652 91 04, Negro. DIAGNOSIS: WOUNDS, Lacerated, Multiple, hospitalized from 7-17-44 to 8-16-44. Lost right eye.

(6) POLLARD, Montague Howard, S1c, SV6, USNR, 836 55 06, Negro. DIAGNOSIS: WOUNDS, Lacerated, Multiple, hospitalized since 7-17-44, with fracture simple, Femur, left.

(7) SCOTT, Scipio Beaudhuy, S1c, SV6, USNR, 836 70 87, Negro. DIAGNOSIS: WOUNDS, Lacerated, Multiple, hospitalized since 7-17-44, with fracture, simple, femur, left.

(8) ROUTH, Robert (n) Jr., S1c, SV6, USNR, 640 52 71, Negro. DIAGNOSIS: WOUNDS, Lacerated, Multiple, hospitalized since 7-17-44, has lost left eye.

Injured -- no permanent disability expected
Officers:

(9) CASPAR, Robert Bulman, Lt. OV(S), 151 055, White, hospitalized from 7-17-44 to 8-1-44. WOUNDS, Lacerated.

(10) HODGDEN, Howard Burton, Lt. DV(S), 28079, White, hospitalized from 7-18-44 to 7-18-44. RUPTURE, TRAUMATIC, Membrani Tumpani, left.

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Published:Mon Feb 29 12:21:21 EST 2016