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Aaron Ward*

Friday, November 13, 1942
Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
After several escort missions Aaron Ward joined the covering force at Guadalcanal, October 17, 1942. During the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, November 13, 1942, she performed gallantly, and took nine hits killing 15 of her crew and wounding 55.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 14

Namesort ascending Service Branch
Sea 2c Frank Wallner USN
Sea 2c James Seale USN
Sea 1c Paul Schnieder USN
FC 1c Paul Schleher USN
F 1c Henry Rudolph USN
TM 1c John Ravin USN
GM 2c Joseph Poythress USN
RM 3c Charles Morris USN
F 1c Earl Mann USN
SC 3c Martin Lesneski USN
F 2c George Hess USN
Sea 1c John Cofer USN
Sea 2c Kenneth Brisson USN
CCS Ivory Benegar USN