PBY Catalinas on the ramp of the Luganville Seaplane Base, Segond Channel, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 1942

Caption   PBY Catalinas on the ramp of the Luganville Seaplane Base, Segond Channel, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 1942 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
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Photos at Same Place Luganville, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 3 Nov 2013

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1. John Myers Jr says:
8 Feb 2018 11:17:41 AM

I would really like to find more information on New Hebrides. Just found out from my father's discharge paper that is where he served during WWII.
2. E. Reid says:
6 May 2020 11:59:01 AM

My brother Corporal Paul E. Nicely passed away in Hospital New Hebrides Islands (Efate Isl?) 6/19/1944. 1940-1944 same outfit, 4th Marines Defense Battalion, Special Weapons Group, H Battery.
Were at Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, aborted Wake Island rescue,later9vj arrived Espiritu Santo, N.H. in 1942. Buried in Guantanamo Cemetery (?) Any thing to add to my research Appreciated.

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WW2-Era Place Name Luganville, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides
Lat/Long -15.5550, 167.1470
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