Cdr wm h searfus and admiral james weinel coral sea 1967


  • Branch: Navy
  • Hometown/City: LOS ANGELES, CA
  • Date of Birth: 02-11-1929
  • Date of Death: 11-25-1967
  • Conflict: Vietnam
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  • Today is the anniversary of my father's loss in Vietnam. He was swept to sea off the USS Coral Sea. Decorated with the Silver Star, Bronze Star w/Oakleaf Cluster, number Distinguished Flying Crosses, Fought in Korea and Vietnam. Commanding Officer of VA-155 when he was lost.
    What did you love most about your parent?
    His devotion to family and friends. He was compassionate about life.

    William Searfus, Child