Baker, Glen Otis, CGM

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Chief Gunner's Mate
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1942-1943, GM-0000, USS Runner (SS-275)
Service Years
1930 - 1943
GM-Gunner's Mate
Three Hash Marks

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1913
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Madison, IN
Last Address
San Diego, CA

Casualty Date
Jul 11, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
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 USS (SS-275) Runner left on her patrol for the Kurile Islands on 27 May 1943, and was never heard from again. She may have struck an enemy mine or sunk as a result of an air/sea attack. Declared overdue and presumed lost, she was stricken from the Navy list on 30 October 1943. CGM Baker was listed as missing in action and later declared dead.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2931570
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 
 Duty Stations
USS Nautilus (SS-168)US NavyUSS Runner (SS-275)
  1936-1940, GM-0000, USS Nautilus (SS-168)
  1940-1942, GM-0000, USS S-17 (SS-122)
  1942-1942, GM-0000, SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama
  1942-1942, GM-0000, Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  1942-1943, GM-0000, USS Runner (SS-275)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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