Hund, Carl Merton, CGM

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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
1942-1944, GM-0000, USS Scorpion (SS-278)
Service Years
1939 - 1944
GM-Gunner's Mate
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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Francisco, CA
Last Address
San Francisco, CA

Casualty Date
Jan 05, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

USS Scorpion (SS-278) began her last war patrol on 5 December 1943 and was last heard from on 5 January 1944. She was declared lost on 6 March 1944, presumed to have been sunk by Japanese mine. Chief Gunner's Matre Hund was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 11 January 1946.
   
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Service number: 3931675
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Nitro (AE-2)USS S-27 (SS-132)US NavyUSS Scorpion (SS-278)
  1939-1939, S1c-0000, USS Nitro (AE-2)
  1939-1940, GM-0000, USS S-27 (SS-132)
  1940-1941, GM-0000, SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama
  1941-1942, GM-0000, USS S-21 (SS-126)
  1942-1944, GM-0000, USS Scorpion (SS-278)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS Scorpion (SS-278)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  USS SCORPION'S FATE
  Aug 16, 1940, Promoted to GM3
  Jul 01, 1941, Promoted to GM2
  Dec 06, 1943, Promoted to CGM
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II Fallen
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  2014, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2014, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
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