CORALES, Richard Henry  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Corales, Richard Henry
Date of birth: November 7th, 1917 (New Orleans/Louisiana, United States)
Date of death:  December 4th, 1984 (New Orleans/Louisiana, United States)
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Richard Henry Corales attended Robert E. Lee Grammar School and the Fortier High School in New Orleans before starting his medicine study at Tulane University and the Tulane University School of Medicine.

During the Second World War he served from 1943 until 1945 as ships doctor aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Reid (DD-369) in the Pacific. The ship was sunk by a Japanese kamikaze.
     
BRONZE STAR (BS)
Unit: Medical Officer U.S.S. Reid (DD-369)
Action: Received for keeping his seaman patients alive for several days in the waters of the Phillipines.
 
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