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U.S. Navy Special Reserve

Browse the history of U.S. Navy Special Reserve through vintage photographs.

A photo of Chief Petty Officer Edward Timothy Worrell, restored
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Edward Timothy Worrell
October 1867 - Mar 15, 1915
A photo of Frank Humphrey Wright in the Sherbourne School Commemorative Book
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Frank Humphrey Wright
around 1906 - Dec 19, 1941
A photo of Eric Vyvyan Rice extracted from a collage of the Rice family serving King & country during World War 1. Eric served in the Royal Naval Voluntary Reserve in the Nelson Battalion in Gallipoli, Turkey.
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Eric Vyvyan Rice
Jul 15, 1891 - Jul 13, 1915
This is Thomas Dunks, he died on the Brighton Queen when she was sunk in WW1 1915.
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Thomas Dunks
Died: 1915
William E Armstrong, Navy Reserves, Chief Warrant Officer, Opa Locka, Florida in 1961.
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William Elliot Armstrong
Born: Oct 8, 1917
This is a photo of james calhoun added by Cassie Calhoun on July 19, 2009.
This is James Riley Davis, son of James Albert Davis and Ollie Mae Corley Davis and grandson of Marcellus Davis and Louis Ann Scrogum Davis and Landrum Abner Corley and Delanie Benson Lawrence.
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James John Davis
Born: Oct 27, 1873
This is a photo of Henry E Rompel added by Paul Rompel on July 8, 2006.
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Henry E Rompel
Born: Apr 10, 1871
Arthur Wulff served during World War II was stationed in California after he was drafted. He served as Shore Patrol
Charles Edward Bradd b. 1908 Huron Co Michigan d. 1989 Calif Was on a Ship in the Harbor when Pearl Harbor was attacked. He had a Special Stamp With Pearl Harbor survivor that whenever I recieved a Letter or Post card it was stamped with this
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Charles E Bradd
Born: 1908
This is a photo of barber chair added by Jorge De Reval on June 23, 2004.
Paul Saurdiff's return to Northern Minnesota, It was his wife Sally's birthday, My favorite photo of me and my Dad. Picture taken by garage at their home.
This picture is of George Rabone, who was a accordian player in a USO unit that performed overseas for US troops during WWII
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This is Bob Hope's USO unit, and Frances Langford is standing off to the right. But who is at the mic?
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Bob Hope
May 29, 1903 - 2003
This is a great view of a USO performance on deck of a navy vessel at sea. Hanlon & Clark are performing.
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This is another USO Camp show performance that took place on deck, and is during the same time as the others I previously posted.
Obviously the photographer was way in the back of the audience, but Hanlon & Clark is doing a camp show performance in from of the band.
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Hanlon and Clark in the middle of a USO camp show performance. Hanlon was at one time a Yeoman in the Navy.
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These two women were members of the same USO unit. I don't know the woman on the left, but the one on the right is Nellie Leblanc. She was the 2nd half of Hanlon & Clark, and used the stage name Nellie Clark.
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This photo was taken after a USO camp show performance. The 5 people on the right (Hanlon/Clark/Unkown/Rabore/Unknown) are USO performers and the rest are band members. Lucky for me, Hanlon & Clark got all the musicians to sign the back of the picture. I just can't read some of the names!
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This is a picture of Nellie Leblanc, AKA Nellie Clark, PVT. Jerry Bernhard (APO 708) and an unknown USO camp show unit member.
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This is a picture of my GGrandfather, Homer Thomason, AKA Tommy Hanlon, on stage with one of his Co-stars/unit members, Peggy Paris.
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This is Nellie Elizabeth Leblanc, AKA Nellie Clark performing on stage during a USO Show
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This is another USO photo taken on an over seas tour. This is Hanlon & Clark performing on stage.
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More anitcs! In the photo are USO unit members - and unknown female, Nellie Clark, George Rabone, Unknown male, Unknown Female, and Tommy Hanlon defending himself on the floor!
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This is a picture taken from the side of the stage during a USO performance. In the background, the 3rd man from the right, the one holding the microphone, is Bob Hope.
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Bob Hope
May 29, 1903 - 2003
This is a picture of 4 USO unit comrades - George Rabone, Unknown female, Homer Emmons Thomason AKA Tommy Hanlon, and Nellie LeBlanc, AKA Nellie Clark.
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This is a shot from the back of the audience looking on stage. The band is in the background. The USO singer is at the front of the stage, and troops are in the audience.
5 USO members poseing for a playful photo infront of the Xmas tree! The women from left to right are Nellie, Marilyn, Betty, and Harriet.
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