MILITARY: World War II Pearl Harbor

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American destroyer USS Shaw explodes during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.

Pearl Harbor, World War II,  1937-1945

There were 402 Gillespies on Muster Rolls of Pearl Harbor

A

Allan E Gillespie, Naval Shipyard Dec 1, 12, 1945. Changes.

B

Benjamin F Gillespie, Submarine Base March 31, 1939 to June 30, 1940. See also ship Widgeon.

Briges A Gillespie. Submarine Base Dec 31, 1941. (see also Briggs A Gillespie – Aug 31, 1841 to June 30, 1943.) Notice ships, Dolphin, Jarvis & Rigal. Is this the same man?

C

Charles President Gillespie, Ammunition Depot Nov 30, 1944 to Feb 28, 1945. Changes.

G

George Kimpton Gillespie, on ship Reid, mainly 1942 to 1944.(middle name also given as Nimpton)

Gordon  Gillespie on ship Dewey 1940

Gordon Dowds Gillespie on ship Selfridge 1939 to 1940

J

Joseph W Gillespie on California 1940

L

Leonard Albert Gillespie at 14th Naval District Headquarters Aug 31, 1943.

Loren D Gillespie on ship Tangiers, no date

Loren Dale Gillespie, 14th Naval District headquarters 1943, 1944, 1945

Loren H Gillespie Receiving station Pearl Harbour 1941, Jan 31.

Louis A Gillespie Pearl Harbour Naval Hospital Feb 28, 1942.

Louis A Gillespie, Squadron VJ-1, 1942

Louis A Gillespie on ship Ontario 1942.

Louis A Gillespie on ship Medusa 1942 Sept.

Luther B Gillespie Receiving Station Pearl Harbour 1941

Luther Cecil Gillespie, on ship Nevada 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944

Luther O Gillespie, Receiving Station Pearl Harbour 1941, Aug 31

P

Paul V Gillespie Pearl Harbour Naval Shipyard 1942, 1945

Paul V Gillespie on ship NAS Kaneohe Bay 1945

Paul V Gillespie, NAS Pearl Harbour 1942, 1943

Paul Vernon Gillespie 14th Naval District HQ. 1942, Oct 31

Percy C Gillespie, on ship Whitney 1940 Oct 31.

R

Ralph L Gillespie, NAS Pearl Harbour, March 31, 1941, Sept 30, 1941.

REVIE, Isabella Gillespie on ship NAS Kaneohe Bay 1945, March 31

Richard G Gillespie on ship Reid, 1943 July 25

Richard G Gillespie on ship Regulus July 25, 1943

Richard Graham Gillespie on ship Raleigh 1942, 1943.

Richard R Gillespie on ship NAS Kaneohe Bay 1944, 1945

Robert C Gillespie on ship Whitney April 30, 1939

Robert E Gillespie on ship Solace 1942, March 15

Robert H Gillespie on ship Dobbin, no date.

Robert O Gillespie on ship Raleigh 1944, 1945

Roland Andrew Gillespie on ship Cassir 1944, Feb 5

Roy Payne Gillespie on ship ‘Vestal’ 1945, Aug 1

S

Samuel M Gillespie on ship Rigel March 31, 1939

Shelby A Gillespie on ship Dolphin June 30, 1941

SMARTT, Joseph Gillespie, Squadron VP-11

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TEMPLAT, Gillespie J, on ship Solace 1942, Nov 15.

William Gillespie, Ammunition Depot 1946, Jan 3

William Brooke Gillespie on ship Paterson 1943, Dec 3

William Gordon Gillespie on ship Honolulu 1939, 1940

William G Gillespie on ship Dale July 3, 1940.

William Jordan Gillespie, Ammunition Depot, 1945, 1946

William L Gillespie, Pearl Harbour Naval Shipyard,1943, 1944

William Lawson Gillespie, Squadron, 1942, June 30

WIESNER, William Gillespie on ship Detroit 1944, 1945

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Three stricken U.S. battleships — West Virginia (L), Tennessee (C) and Arizona — after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.

Gillespies Assigned to Ships at Pearl Harbour . No Gillespie is listed on the casualty list following the  Japanese attack on Dec 7, 1941

Ship                                                    Sailor

ANTARES          Devid W Gillespie, Oct 3, 1939                                                     (spelling as given, not error)

undamaged


AYLWIN             David William Gillespie, Aug 2, 1942-                                       Sept 1943. See also the Arizona.

Minor damage to propeller


AVOCAT             Allin Virget Keye Gillespie Dec 31,             Undamaged   1943. Jan 30, 1944; Sept 19, 1944                                               Changes. (name also Wirgel)


ARGONNE       Dale Dennis Gillespie Aug 1 to Oct 1,                                        1945 changes.

No comment. Moored at berth B-5


ARIZONA        David William Gillespie. Dec 31,             SUNK                1940 to June  1941.  (No Gillespie is                                           listed as dying on the USS Arizona                                               Memorial in Pearl Harbor)


 

CALIFORNIA       Joseph W Gillespie

SUNK


CASSEN              Roland Andrew Gillespie

Considered Lost, sunk


DETROIT                     William Wiennan Gillespie

Undamaged


DEWEY                       Gordon D Gillespie

Undamaged


DOBBIN                     Robert H Gillespie

Minor Damage


DOLPHIN                    Shelly A Gillespie

Undamaged               Briggs A Gillespie, May 31, 1941                                                  changes


FARRAGUT                James Henry Gillespie – news

Escaped


HULL                           Charles Allen Gillespie March 31,                                                1941 to Dec 31, 1942. Nine Changes                                         in that period.

Very minor damage from a bomb near-miss


Helen                         Frank Anthony Gillespie

HELENA was seriously damaged. No Helen listed that day


HONOLULU                 William G Gillespie

Minor damage from a bomb near-miss


JARVIS                 Briggs A Gillespie, March 31, 1939-         undamaged     July 31, 1940


Mediesa             Passengers Nov 14, 1945 Charles A                                             Gillespie

MEDUSA – undamaged. No listing for Mediesa that day


NAS Kannehe Bay  Paul V Gillespie; Richard R                                                              Gillespie;

Absent or not listed on that day


NAS Pearl Harbor   Ralph C Gillespie

Not listed as present that day


NEVADA                      Frank A Gillespie; Luther Cecil            Seriously damaged          Gillespie


NEW ORLEANS   Albert Colloway Gillespie March        Minor damage           31,  1939 to  Dec 31, 1942.Sept 30, 1943.


OKLAHOMA            Broen H Gillespie June 30, 1940

SUNK                           Loren H Gillespie


ONTARIO             Louis A Gillespie

Not damaged


PATTERSON               William B Gillespie

undamaged


PHOENIX                   Frank Gillespie; Jackie Joe Gillespie

Undamaged


RALEIGH                  Alvin M Gillespie March 31, 1939                                               to   Sept 30, 1941.

Richard Gillespie

Damaged by torpedo


Regelies                  Jack T Gillespie

Not listed that day


Regulus                   Richard Gillespie

Not listed that day


REID                           George K Gillespie, Richard Gillespie

Undamaged


RIGEL                     Briggs A Gillespie (see also submarine  minor damage from bomb near-miss    base notes)                                           July 31 & Nov 30, 1940

SELFRIDGE                Gordon D Gillespie

Undamaged


SOLACE              Albert C Gillespie Nov 30, 1941 &                                              Dec 31, 1941 Report of Changes;                                                Edward G Gillespie Feb 4 & 5, 1943.

Undamaged


Squadron                William Lawson Gillespie

Squadron P-11    Joseph Smart Gillespie

SUMNER                  1941 changes

Minor injuries to gun crew


SUNNADIN               John Joseph Gillespie

No comment made


TANGIER                   Loren D Gillespie

Minor damage from several bomb near-misses


TRACY           Edward Sears Gillespie, June 30,                                                  1943-June 30, 1944. Also District                                              Activity, Bishops Pt, Section Base, Aug                                      31, 1941.

Undamaged


UTAH                          Homes B Gillespie

SUNK


WEST VIRGINIA      Alvin L Gillespie Oct 31 & Nov 30,   SUNK                       1940. (Name also Nay L. Gillespie)


WHITNEY                   Robert C Gillespie

Undamaged


WIDGEON         Benjamin F Gillespie, June 30, 1939 to                                      Dec 31, 1940

                                    B. K. Gilllespie, May 31, 1941                                                          ‘changes’

Undamaged


Record Count:  93

Note: Gillespie sailors were on the ship USS Gillespie, but it was not at Pearl Harbor during the attack. They left many War Diaries for the period 1942-1945. See the website Footnote.