Glueckert, Joseph Lewis, MoMM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Harder (SS-257)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago, IL
Last Address
4355 Sunnyside Ave
Chicago, IL

Casualty Date
Aug 24, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Harder (SS-257) began her 6th War Patrol on August 5th, 1944 and formed a "wolfpack" with four other submarines. She sank two merchant ships before her final attack on August 24th. While the Hake escaped sinking, a depth charge attack sunk the Harder with all hands. Machinist's Mate Second Class Glueckert was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 2 October 1945.
   
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Service number: 6103231
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 6 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Harder (SS-257)
  1943-1943, F3c-0000, SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama
  1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Harder (SS-257)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS HARDER (SS-257) 3rd War Patrol
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle for Ulithi Atoll
  1944-1944 USS HARDER (SS-257) 4th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS HARDER (SS-257) 5th War Patrol
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 01, 1943, Promoted to F2c
  Nov 01, 1943, Promoted to F1c
  Jan 01, 1944, Promoted to MoMM3
  Feb 01, 1944, Promoted to MoMM2
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryWorld War II FallenThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  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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