Jones, Joseph Wayne, EMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1945, EM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1940 - 1945
EM-Electrician's Mate
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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Rule, TX
Last Address
Rule, TX

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Chief Electrician's Mate Jones was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
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Service number: 3563912
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
USS Holland (AS-3)USS Seal (SS-183)US NavyUSS Bowfin (SS-287)
USS Guardfish (SS-217)Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)USS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1941-1942, EM-0000, USS Holland (AS-3)
  1942-1942, EM-0000, USS Seal (SS-183)
  1943-1943, EM-0000, Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  1943-1944, EM-0000, USS Bowfin (SS-287)
  1944-1944, EM-0000, USS Guardfish (SS-217)
  1944-1944, EM-0000, Groton, Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)
  1944-1945, EM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 21, 1941, Promoted to S2c
  Jul 01, 1941, Promoted to F2c
  Nov 01, 1941, Promoted to EM3
  Dec 01, 1942, Promoted to EM2
  Sep 01, 1943, Promoted to EM1
  Jun 01, 1945, Promoted to CEM
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenWW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, World War II Fallen
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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