Hackman, Earl Drissel, Jr., LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1939 - 1945
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
3301 Saint Paul St
Baltimore, MD

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Lieutenant Hackman was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
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Service number: 165861
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1942-1944, USS Ringgold (DD-500)
  1944-1945, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Air Strikes on Marcus and Wake Islands
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Eniwetok Atoll (Operation Catchpole)
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1938-1942, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 19, 1942, Commissioned as Ensign
  May 01, 1943, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Jul 01, 1944, Promoted to Lieutenant
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial 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, World War II Fallen
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