8/6/55 Hubert retires

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8/6/55  Hubert retires - 57 striving T from top a l l y Demo- are Denney...
57 striving T from top a l l y Demo- are Denney of Jeplin Naval Officer Rttirts After 23 Years' Service, 17 in Sea Combs. and i A Joplin sailor came home (he sea this week. Chief W a r Officer Hubert D. llesselline (above), retired f i o m t h e July 31 at Charleston. S. C.. a 23 yeurs of serv ice. llesselline is a foster son of and Mrs. L. \V. McDonuld. 11M" Crest Drive. Joplin. He has a brother. W. JI. Hesseltine, residing in Oakland, and H sisier, Mrs. Claude Leader, at Seneca. lie entered the n a v y at August 23. 19.'!2, and on December 7, 1941. was in Ihe submarine service at Manila. W i t h the anese forces hot on their heels. submarine uroup wiih-j ,^... ,. ,._... ,_,,.,,. _ drew 10 the Dutch Ka«t Indies hen lo Australia. The American forces and Hpssel- ine advanced back to New where, in June, 1944, he wns r crred back to the I'niteri States 'or lea\e ar " ie-assif;nmcnl. He on ns appointed a w a r r a n t December 15. 1943. - A f t e r returning to (he Stales. Hesseltine w e n t d i r jack to sea after leave and .served n the occupation of Japan. During his recent years of serv- ce. he served in ihe Meditcr-j ranean. Of his total 23 \ears of :er\ice.-17 of them have been erved on =ea d u i v . In recounting some of his f\- ipnences and travel*. Hes»elnnp aid he had visited \ i r i u a l :oastal nation in the n o i l d HpsseJtine said he probably iculd RO to work w i t h i f t e r f. f i s h i n g I n

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  1. Joplin Globe,
  2. 06 Aug 1955, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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