McBride, Roy Julian, MoMM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1945-1945, MO-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
Service Years
1940 - 1945
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Francisco, CA
Last Address
Sacramento, CA

Casualty Date
Jun 18, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Sea of Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
East Lawn Memorial Park - Sacramento, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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Last Known Activity

USS Bonefish (SS-223) was on a war patrol in the Sea of Japan with two other submarines. Her last communication was during a rendezvous on June 18th. Captured Japanese records indicate that a Japanese vessel was sunk on June 19th and that during an intense counterattack a submarine was sunk with all hands. It is presumed that this was the Bonefish. Motor Machinists Mate Second Class McBride was officially declared dead 15 July 1946.
   
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Service number: 4146268
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Remus (LST-453)USS Tuna (SS-203)USS Guardfish (SS-217)
USS Redfish (SS-395)USS Bonefish (SS-223)
  1940-1942, F1c-0000, USS Chester (CA-27)
  1943-1943, MO-0000, USS Remus (LST-453)
  1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Tuna (SS-203)
  1944-1944, MO-0000, USS Guardfish (SS-217)
  1944-1945, MO-0000, Submarine Division 281 Relief Crew
  1945-1945, MO-0000, USS Redfish (SS-395)
  1945-1945, MO-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of the Coral Sea
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Guadalcanal-Tulagi landings
  1944-1944 USS GUARDFISH (SS-217) 9th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS GUARDFISH (SS-217) 8th War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 8th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Nov 23, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family 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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