WATER TENDER FIRST CLASS STEPHEN PEPE; U.S. NAVY

November 29, 1898 (Bridgeport, CT) – December 7, 1941; 43 years old; married to Lillian Mabel Pepe on January 6, 1932 in Portsmouth, VirginiaService number 2063596USS OKLAHOMA (BB-37) Received the Purple Heart Medal. In the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. The 1920 census lists Stephen as “Fireman” at the Groton Navy Base. There isContinue reading “WATER TENDER FIRST CLASS STEPHEN PEPE; U.S. NAVY”