Yoho, Jud Francis, Jr., LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1943, 112X, USS Runner (SS-275)
Service Years
1931 - 1943
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Youngstown, OH
Last Address
2825 N.E. 15th Ave
Portland Oregon

Casualty Date
Jul 11, 1943
Hostile, Died while Missing
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Pacific Ocean
USS Runner (SS-275)
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates

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WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Gold Star Family Registry
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Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 2 Patrols

 Duty Stations
USS Runner (SS-275)
  1942-1943, 112X, USS Runner (SS-275)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 Submarine War Patrols
  1943-1943 World War II
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United States Naval Academy
  1929-1933, United States Naval Academy
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lieutenant Commander and Executive Officer of the submarine USS Runner (SS-275) that was lost during WW II north of Hokkaido, Japan on July 11, 1943 possibly sunk by a mine. 

He was declared missing on July 11, 1943 and Declared dead January 2, 1946


Name of Award
Silver Star

Year Awarded
Details behind Award:
Awarded for actions during the World War II

The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Commander Jud Francis Yoho, Jr. (NSN: 0-77108), United States Navy, for gallantry and intrepidity in combat while serving aboard the U.S.S. RUNNER (SS-275) During an extensive War Patrol, in enemy waters and despite determined enemy opposition he courageously and skillfully performed his duties as Engineer and Diving Officer of a United States Submarine and thus assisted in the sinking of an important amount of Japanese shipping. His excellent judgment and coolness under fire contributed in a large measure to the success of the ship. His conduct throughout was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
General Orders: Commander in Chief Pacific: Serial 34

Action Date: World War II
Service: Navy
Rank: Commander
Company: Engineer and Diving Officer
Division: U.S.S. Runner (SS-275)
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