Bailey, Lawrence Leland, 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
1944-1944, EM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1935 - 1944
EM-Electrician's Mate
Two Hash Marks

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Laverne, OK
Last Address
Perry, OK

Casualty Date
Oct 17, 1944
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
South China Sea
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Escolar (SS-297) set out on her first war patrol on 18 September 1944. On 30 September she reported attacking a small surface ship. Her last communication was on 17 October 1944. There are no records to indicate she was attacked and it has been presumed that she struck a mine and sunk. Chief Electrician's Mate Bailey was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.

Service number: 3558516

Some sources have CEM Bailey's first name spelled Laurence; however, all official records have it spelled Lawrence.
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Holland (AS-3)USS Sturgeon (SS-187)NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Grampus (SS-207)
USS Tambor SS-198USS Thresher (SS-200)US NavyUSS Escolar (SS-294)
  1939-1939, EM-0000, USS Holland (AS-3)
  1939-1941, EM-0000, USS Sturgeon (SS-187)
  1941-1941, EM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1941-1942, EM-0000, USS Grampus (SS-207)
  1942-1943, EM-0000, USS Tambor SS-198
  1943-1943, EM-0000, USS Thresher (SS-200)
  1944-1944, EM-0000, Navy Yard Philadelphia
  1944-1944, EM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1944-1944 USS ESCOLAR (SS-294) 1st War Patrol
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial WW II Memorial National Registry
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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