CDR Christian Alwin Weske

14 Nov. 1901 – 23 July 1991

Father: Adolph Weske (born in Germany)
Mother: Hattie Mau
Wife: Dorothy McLeod (2.14.16 married in Los Angles)
    Lowell High School San Francisco    
1916 1917 Healds Business College San Francisco  
Jun 1923 Oct 1930 C. F. Kane Terminal Co San Francisco Manager
Sept 1930 Nov 1938 California Drayage Co. San Francisco Owner
Nov 1938 Aug 1941 Truck sales and Service Co. Reno, NV President Manager


United States Naval Reserver

1936 - 1960

Service Number 78177/3105
Active Duty Dates
From To
5-Aug-42 6-Aug-42
11-Aug-42 10-Nov-45
5-Sep-48 21-Sep-48
24-Sep-48 8-Mar-58
24-Jan-60 6-Feb-60




Duty Stations

Aug 1942 Jan 1943 Naval Supply Depot San Diego, CA
Jan 1943 Jan 1944 Naval Supply Depot Clearfield, Utah
Jan 1944 Jun 1944 (NAB #809) Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, CA
Jun 1944 Jan 1945 ComAirPac  
Jan 1945 Jun 1945 A. S. D. Navy No 3149  
Jul 16, 1945 Aug 10, 1945 Naval Supply Depot Oakland, CA
Nov 1952 May 1953 USS Manchester (CL-83) Sea Duty
Sept 1953   Washington DC  
    Port Hueneme  


USS Manchester (CL83)



Service Medals:

American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Navy Occupation Service Medal (w/Asia Clasp)
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal (with Bronze Star)
Navel Reserve Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Philippine Liberation Ribbon
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation

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