Kinsel 1940

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Kinsel 1940 - Machinist's Mate Home On Leave Joseph Kinsel,...
Machinist's Mate Home On Leave Joseph Kinsel, machinist's mate, first class, in the United States Navy, has arrived home to spend 37 davs leave with his parents of 2101 Washington avenue. Kinsel is serving aboard the de- atroyer Long stationed at San Diego. California, and member of the scouting force. Kinsel enlisted at the Altoona Navy recruiting station located in the postoffice building, Altoona, in February 1934. His first assignment in the navy was at the navy training school at Norfolk. Virginia. After graduating from the Norfolk naval base, he was ordered to the destroyer Lea, on which he served until the vessel was placed out of commission. He then served aboard the destroyer Litchfield and then later was assigned to his present station. During his six years naval career.Kin-sel visited Hawaii, Central and South American ports of call, and the principal seaports on both coasts of the United States. Kinsel has just reenlisted and will return to the Long on his return to the west coast.

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  1. Altoona Tribune,
  2. 22 Jan 1940, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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