Louney, Walter Howard, LT

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Last Rank
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1943, USS Cisco (SS-290)
Service Years
1937 - 1943

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Milton, MA
Last Address
4 Atkins St
Brighton, MA

Casualty Date
Sep 28, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
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Last Known Activity

The USS Cisco (SS-290) began her first war patrol on 20 September 1943, and was never heard from after that. Japanese records indicate that a submarine was attacked and sunk on 28 September in the area where the USS Cisco was the only known American Submarine. Lieutenant Louney was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 8 January 1946.

Service number: 100321
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Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Cisco (SS-290)
  1941-1942, USS Benson (DD-421)
  1943-1943, USS Cisco (SS-290)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Cisco (SS-290)
 Colleges Attended 
Boston CollegeUnited States Naval Academy
  1936-1937, Boston College
  1937-1941, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Feb 07, 1941, Commissioned as Ensign
  Jun 15, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Dec 01, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryWorld War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
United States Navy Memorial
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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