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McIlwain was part of the 7th Division Marine Detachment and a crew member on the U.S.S. West Virginia.
Kneeling in the front row, from left to right, is PFC Meihold; Private Grewohl; PFC Dunning; and Private Hayes.Standing in the back, from left to right, is Corporal Pop Winn Coxswain; PFC Rottier; Private Hill; CPL Marquez; Private Davis; Private McIntyre; PFC Shumacher; and 1st Lieutenant Davis.
A crew consisting of a cox, and engineer and two extra men are pictured on the stem of the boat, which was used to take enlisted men ashore. The boat carries about 125 men and is 50 feet long.
An unidentified crew member leans against the 5" gun and port.
A sailor stands in the boat while it's being raised by the battleship's crane. The "punt" boat was used only to paint the sides of the ship. The boat pictured on the far left is a whale boat, which is used as a life boat and is also used in racing. The boat on the right  is called a "racing cutter" and is also used as a life boat and in cutter racing.
Two sailors on the deck observe the gunfire.
A boat speeds across the sea while the U.S.S. West Virginia lurks in the background.
The U.S.S. West Virginia crew organized on the deck.
The plane sits on the battleship's deck.
The admiral is greeted with a band and guard as he boards the ship.
Crew members fire the 5" guns.
One of the two scout planes on the U.S.S. West Virginia sits on the stern deck.
The motor boats were used to transport enlisted men to and from shore.
View looking at the 16" guns.
A crew tends to the ship.
Crew members look out to the sea from the deck.