Acosta, Charles Mack, MM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1945-1945, MM-0000, USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
MM-Machinists Mate

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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Orleans, LA
Last Address
1933 Pauger St
New Orleans, LA
(Parents~ Mr& Mrs Horace Joseph Acosta

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1945
Hostile, Died
Drowned, Suffocated
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing (Cenotaph)

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Navy
  1945-1945, MM-0000, USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Feb 03, 1943, Service entry date & Serial Number
  Apr 29, 1943, Checked onboard USS Indianaoplis as S2c
  Aug 01, 1943, Went from S2c to F2c
  Jan 01, 1944, Promoted to Fireman 1st Class (E-3)
  Feb 01, 1944, Promoted to MME3c (E-4)
  Jul 31, 2015, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Petty Officer Third Class Charles Acosta was Killed in Action on July 30, 1945, when his ship, the USS Indianapolis CA-35 was attacked and sunk by the Japanese Submarine I-58. 
Not Specified
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
United States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryWWII Memorial National Registry
  2015, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2015, World War II Fallen
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, WWII Memorial National Registry
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