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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|New Georgia Group operation
Vella-Lavella occupation, 18 September 1943
|Tinian capture and occupation, 24 July to 10 August 1944|
Treasury Island landings, 27 October and 6 November 1943
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 3 May to 20 June 1945
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 15 June to 10 August 1944
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|24 February to 11 March 1946||24 January to 18 February 1946|
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|142k||USS LST-485 (left) is in the background of the plan view USS
Hovey (DMS-11) at Mare Island Navy Yard, CA., 20 May 1943.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 99567.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|153k||USS LST-485 beached at Beach "D", Vella La Vella, Solomon Island, 18/19 September 1943. USS LST-485 was the temporary
LST Group Fifteen flagship for the invasion on 19 September 1943, and was also part of a later logistical operation on 1 October 1943
Photo from the estate of combat photographer Peter (Rupy) Ruplenas.
|226k||USS LST-485, USS LST-78 (with
LCT-1190 loaded on her main deck) and an unidentified LST
beached at Okinawa, 3 May 1945, while bulldozers of the 807the Engineer Aviation Battalion build ramps to the LST so that the Battalion's other equipment can be off loaded across the
US National Archives photo, courtesy fold3.com.
|514k||USS LST-485 and USS LCI(L)-24, USS LCI(L)-222, USS LCI(L)-334 load New Zealand troops of the 3rd Division Brigade, 25 October 1943, for a landing at Mono Island in the Treasury Island Group.||Jerry Gilmartin MMC(SW) USN Ret. Secretary AFMM LCI 713, Curator PT-658 Save the PT Boat Inc, courtesy Dennis Blocker LCI National Association Historian|
|464k||Painting of USS LST-485 in "Landing Ships under Fire, Treasury Island, 1943", by Russell Clark. Image shows New Zealanders from 8 Brigade, 3rd New Zealand Division, landing on Mono Island, 27 October 1943. Image courtesy of Archives New Zealand via Flickr.||Robert Hurst|
|58k||USS LST-485 under way in San Francisco Bay, CA., 1946.
US Naval Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 79011, courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1974.
|US Naval Historical Center|
|01||LT. Stover, Clinton Edgar, USN||19 May 1943 - 9 April 1944|
|02||LTjg. Breimyer, H. F., USNR||9 April 1944 - 1 September 1944|
|03||LT. Moore, John Richard, USNR||1 September 1944 - 26 April 1945|
|04||LT. Plummer, John M., USNR||26 April 1945 - 20 September 1945|
|05||LT. Walsh, William D., USNR||20 September 1945 - December 1945|
|06||LTjg Escherich, W. W., USNR||December 1945 - 30 July 1946|
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