O'Sullivan, Cornelius Dion, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1943, USS Triton (SS-201)
Service Years
1938 - 1943
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Francisco, CA
Last Address
945 Green St
San Francisco, CA

Casualty Date
Mar 15, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific
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 Triton (SS-201) began her final war patrol on 16 February 1943. After a series of Successful attacks early in March, she reported attacking a convoy on 15 March and was being depth charged. This was the last communication from the Triton. Post- war examination of Japanese records indicates that they had sunk a submarine slightly northwest of Triton's reported position. Lieutenant Junior Grade O'Sullivan was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 9 April 1944.
   
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Service number: 111650
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Triton (SS-201)
  1942-1943, USS Triton (SS-201)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Triton (SS-201)
 Colleges Attended 
University of California, BerkeleyUnited States Naval Academy
  1937-1938, University of California, Berkeley
  1938-1941, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Dec 19, 1941, Commissioned as Ensign
  Oct 01, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenWW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, 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, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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