Sbisa, Alvin Francis, LT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1943, USS Grampus (SS-207)
Service Years
1934 - 1943
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Orleans, LA
Last Address
1615 Crete St
New Orleans, LA

Casualty Date
Mar 05, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Grampus (SS-207) left on her sixth war patrol 11 February 1943, operating off of New Britain. There are conflicting accounts of when she was sunk but she was declared missing 3 March 1943, and struck from the Navy list on 21 June 1943. Lieutenant Sbisa was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 19 January 1946.
   
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Service number: 081118
   
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Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 6 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyNAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Grampus (SS-207)
  1938-1939, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
  1939-1941, USS Drayton (DD-366)
  1941-1942, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1942-1943, USS Grampus (SS-207)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Sinking of the USS Grampus (SS-207)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1934-1938, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 02, 1941, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Jun 15, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorWorld War II Fallen
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, World War II Fallen
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