Harris, John Junior, QM3c

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Last Rank
Quartermaster 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
QM-0000-Quartermaster
Last Rating/NEC Group
Quartermaster
Primary Unit
1944-1945, QM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
QM-Quartermaster

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Columbus, OH
Last Address
Columbus, OH

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. Quartermaster Third Class Harris was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
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Service number: 5702343
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Pelias (AS-14)USS Rasher (SS-269)USS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1943-1943, S2c-0000, USS Pelias (AS-14)
  1943-1944, QM-0000, USS Rasher (SS-269)
  1944-1945, QM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Mar 01, 1944, Promoted to S1c
  Jul 01, 1944, Promoted to QM3
 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorWorld War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, World War II Fallen
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