Hammond, Karl, MoMM3c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Decommissioning
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Newburgh, NY
Last Address
Newburgh, NY

Casualty Date
Apr 18, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 3 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Gudgeon (SS-211) left on her 12th patrol 4 April 1944, checked in at Johnson Island on 7 April and was never heard from again. Her loss is a mystery. On 7 June 1944, she was officially declared lost and presumed lost. Motor Machinist's Mate Third Class Hammond was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 15 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2246370
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Gudgeon (SS-211)
  1943-1943, F3c-0000, Submarine Division 43
  1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 10th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 11th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 12th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jan 01, 1944, Promoted to F2c
  Mar 01, 1944, Promoted to MoMM3
  Apr 18, 1944, LOSS OF USS GUDGEON (SS-211) APRIL 18, 1944
  Dec 20, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenWW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  1944, World War II Fallen
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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