Beeman, Arthur Castles, CPO

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Pharmacist's Mate
Primary Unit
1942-1943, PhM-0000, USS Amberjack (SS-219)
Service Years
1930 - 1943
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Memphis, TN
Last Address
3209 Panshawe St
Philadelphia, PA
(Wife~Doris Edith Beeman)

Casualty Date
Feb 04, 1943
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Amberjack reported having sunk a 5,000-ton freighter laden with explosives in a two-hour night surface attack that date in which five torpedoes were fired. During this engagement, an officer was slightly wounded in the hand by machine gun fire. Chief Pharmacist's Mate Arthur C. Beeman, went to the bridge to assist the officer and was killed by machine gun fire. 
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Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
5th Marine Regiment1st Marine Brigade1st Medical BnUSS Amberjack (SS-219)
  1930-1933, PhM-0000, 5th Marine Regiment
  1936-1936, PhM-0000, 1st Marine Brigade
  1940-1941, PhM-0000, 1st Medical Bn
  1942-1943, PhM-0000, USS Amberjack (SS-219)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 Submarine War Patrols
  1942-1943 World War II
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Service Number
  Beeman Center, Submarine Base Pearl Harbor
  Jun 19, 1942, Commissioning Crew of USS Amberjack SS-219 (sub)
  Feb 04, 1943, Killed in Action
  Jul 27, 1946, Son, 5 year old Lawrence Beeman Received Dad's Bronze Star1
  Feb 04, 2015, General Photos1
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  1943, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2015, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, WW II Memorial National Registry
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