Boland, John Joseph, CPhM

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Pharmacist's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1944, PhM-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
Service Years
1934 - 1944
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
Two Hash Marks

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Casualty Info
Home Town
East Bridgewater, MA
Last Address
32 Chester Rd
Boston, MA

Casualty Date
Feb 29, 1944
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

USS Trout (SS-202) began her 11th war patrol on 8 February 1944. She was enroute to the East China Sea. On 29 February a Japanese convoy was attacked in the area assigned to Trout, and one ship was sunk, and another severely damaged. Trout was never heard from again, and may have been sunk by one of the convoy's escorts. Chief Pharmacist's Mate Boland was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 14 April 1946.

Service number: 2015176
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 Duty Stations
USS Pelias (AS-14)USS Triton (SS-201)USS Gar (SS-206)USS Tambor SS-198
USS Trout (SS-202)
  1942-1942, PhM-0000, USS Pelias (AS-14)
  1942-1942, PhM-0000, USS Triton (SS-201)
  1942-1943, PhM-0000, USS Gar (SS-206)
  1943-1943, PhM-0000, USS Tambor SS-198
  1943-1944, PhM-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS Trout (SS-202)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 11, 1943, Promoted to CPhM
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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