• Links to Oral History Sessions: Beardsley, Raymond (November 12, 2008)
  • Conflict(s): World War II; Korean War
  • Military Branch & Unit: Coast Guard; Navy
  • Theater(s): American; Pacific; Korean
  • Coast Guard Ship: USS Aquarius
  • Navy Ship: USS Leyte (CV-32)


Mr. Beardsley served as a US Coast Guard signalman and quartermaster at watch stations in the Pacific Northwest and onboard the USS Aquarius in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He later served onboard the USS Leyte (CV-32) during the Korean War.