Lt. (jg) Lewis S. Sims, Jr., M.D., USN

Doctor/Surgeon

Radioman

East Base

 

Biography:

Born on July 4, 1913, in Carrollton, Georgia, Lt. (jg) Lewis Sims, Jr., MD, USN, served the United States Antarctic Service as the physician at East Base.Sims remained in the Navy after his return to the United States, was assigned to various duty stations, including NAS Saufley Field (Pensacola) in the early 1950ís.†† Sims died in San Diego in 1972.

 

US Antarctic Service Medal (gold):sent to Sims

 

Geographical Feature: Sims Island

 

 

Job Description:

Base Doctor/Surgeon. Responsible for the health of the men. Also became a radio operator.

 

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