Thrasher, Robert Theodore, TM1c

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Last Rank
Torpedoman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1941-1943, TM-0000, USS Grampus (SS-207)
Service Years
1937 - 1943
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Jersey City
Last Address
72 Grove St
New London, CT

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

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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. Torpedoman's Mate First Class Thrasher was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 19 January 1946.

Service number: 3211336
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 5 Patrols

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Grampus (SS-207)
  1938-1940, TM-0000, USS S-35 (SS-140)
  1940-1940, TM-0000, USS S-34 (SS-139)
  1941-1941, TM-0000, COMSUBRON 2, COMSUBGRU 2
  1941-1941, TM-0000, USS R-14 (SS-91)
  1941-1943, TM-0000, USS Grampus (SS-207)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Sinking of the USS Grampus (SS-207)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 16, 1939, Promoted to S1c
  Oct 16, 1939, Promoted to TM3
  Nov 01, 1941, Promoted to TM1
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II FallenWWII Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, WWII Memorial National Registry
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