USS Henley
DD 391 (Bagley Class)

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Builder:         Boston Navy Yard
Laid Down:  	 October 28, 1935
Launched:        October 21, 1936
Commissioned:  	 August 16, 1937
Fate:            Sunk off New Guinea 10/03/43

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USS Henley DD-391 earned four battle stars for the following operations:

1 Star/Pearl Harbor - Midway: 7 Dec 1941
1 Star/Guadalcanal-Tulagi Landings (including First Savo): 7-9 Aug 1942
1 Star/Capture and Defense of Guadalcanal: 21-22 Aug 1942
1 Star/Eastern New Guinea Operation (Finschhafen Occupation): 22-30 Sep 1943

USS Henley DD-391 earned 16 Campaign Medals

Pearl Harbor Asiatic Pacific (Bronze Star)
Relief of Wake Asiatic Pacific
Convoy Duty West Coast US 1942 American Area
Occupation Canton Asiatic Pacific
Battle of the Coral Sea (Rescue Neosho) Asiatic Pacific (Bronze Star)
Occupation Efate Asiatic Pacific
Guadacanal Tulagi Asiatic Pacific (Bronze Star)
Occupation, Defense, Capture Guadalcanal (1ST Savo) Asiatic Pacific (Bronze Star)
Support of Occupation, New Guinea, 1942 Asiatic Pacific
Convoy Duty Australia Asiatic Pacific
Occupation Woodlark, 1943 Asiatic Pacific
Support of Woodlark, 1943 Asiatic Pacific
Support of Lae and Salamaua, Sep 1943 Asiatic Pacific
Occupation of Finschhafen, Sep 1943 Asiatic Pacific
Air Battle of 23 Sep 1943, New Guinea Area Asiatic Pacific
Support of Lae, Salamaua and Finschhafen Asiatic Pacific

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