Ok I have found out that he was definitely buried at sea when the USS Hoel was sunk, But I still have a few questions,I have asked quite a few people and noone seems to know what a QM3's duties would have been.I've even tried speaking to someone in the Navy and they never heard of QM3 before, I guess the rank assignments have changed since WWII.
I have his service number if needed, and the date of death.
Please also note that while I have a new login it is the same person as before, I lost my user name and addy from before.
Thank You for any help that you can give. Sincerely, Geraldine (Dina) M. Briggman-Beard GBriggmanBeard@Aol.com or Weepingbelle@hotmail.com