Phenicie, John Ellsworth, MoMM3c

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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
1945-1945, MO-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Parkers Landing, PA
Last Address
Callensburg, PA

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
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 1 (cenotaph)

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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 Third Class Phenicie was officially declared dead 15 July 1946.
   
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Service number: 8227702
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Bonefish (SS-223)
  1945-1945, MO-0000, Submarine Division 281 Relief Crew
  1945-1945, MO-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 8th War Patrol
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 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
  2017, 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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