Bobba, Primo Luigi, MoMM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1942-1943, MO-0000, USS Runner (SS-275)
Service Years
1934 - 1943
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Two Hash Marks

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Springfield, MA
Last Address
429 Taylor St
Springfield, MA

Casualty Date
Jul 11, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
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 Runner (SS-275) 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. Motor Machinist's Mate, First Class Bobba was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 2 January 1946.

Service number: 2123794
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS S-42 (SS-153)USS Pompano (SS-181)US NavyAdvancement Schools and Courses
USS Runner (SS-275)
  1937-1939, MM-0000, USS S-42 (SS-153)
  1939-1940, MM-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
  1940-1940, MM-0000, USS R-14 (SS-91)
  1940-1941, MM-0000, Optical Instrument Maintenance and Repair Course
  1942-1942, MM-0000, USS Alcor (AR-10)
  1942-1943, MO-0000, USS Runner (SS-275)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Runner (SS-275)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Feb 16, 1939, Promoted to MM2
  Aug 17, 1942, Promoted to MoMM1
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  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
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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