Cook, Carlton Hubbard, BM2c

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Last Rank
Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class
Last Primary Designator/NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1945, BM-0000, USS Dortch (DD-670)
Service Years
1936 - 1945
BM-Boatswain's Mate
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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Avon
Last Address
Waynesburg, VA

Casualty Date
Feb 18, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery - Afton, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Cenotaph

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 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  2014, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2014, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, WW II Memorial National Registry


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On 10 February 1945, the USS Dortch sortied in a scouting line ahead of Task Force 58 for the strike on the Tokyo Bay area of 16 and 17 February 1945.

On the following day, the Dortch with the USS Clarence K. Bronson (DD-668) attacked and seriously damaged an enemy picket vessel.  The Dortch received 14 casualties in the action. 

PO2 Carlton Cook died on the early morning of 18 Feb 1945, followng the engagement.
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1936, Recruit Training (Norfolk, VA)
 Duty Stations
US NavyNAS Coco Solo, PanamaUSS Dortch (DD-670)
  1936-1940, USS Nevada (BB-36)
  1940-1943, BM-0000, NAS Coco Solo, Panama
  1943-1945, BM-0000, USS Dortch (DD-670)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Marshall Islands Operation
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Operation Reckless
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 02, 2014, General Photos2
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