Blackmon, Edward Brown, 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 Albacore (SS-218)
Service Years
1936 - 1944
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
Two Hash Marks

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bay Minette
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Nov 07, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Location
Japan
Conflict
USS Albacore (SS-218)
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The Albacore began a patrol on October 24, 1944, and refueled at Midway Island on October 28th. There was no further contact with the boat after that date. Japanese records report a submarine exploding as the result of contact with a mine on November 7, 1944 and the Albacore was presumed lost on December 21st 1944. Chief Pharmacist's Mate was officially declared dead on December 13, 1945.
   
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 Duty Stations
USS Relief (AH-1)Naval Hospital Chelsea, MAUSS Albacore (SS-218)
  1939-1941, PhM-0000, USS Relief (AH-1)
  1941-1943, PhM-0000, Naval Hospital Chelsea, MA
  1943-1944, PhM-0000, USS Albacore (SS-218)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Arawe
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Caroline Islands Operation
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 USS Albacore (SS-218)
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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