Brabham, Charles Edward, CRM

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, RM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1939 - 1944
RM-Radioman
One Hash Mark

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Enterprise, AL
Last Address
Bonifay, FL

Casualty Date
Oct 17, 1944
 
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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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Escolar (SS-294)
  1940-1942, RM-0000, USS Bass (SS-164)
  1944-1944, RM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS ESCOLAR (SS-294) 1st War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 01, 1942, Promoted to RM2
  Dec 01, 1942, Promoted to RM1
  Jun 24, 1944, Promoted to CRM
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Escolar (SS-294) 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 Radioman Brabham was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2722251
   
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  2014, World War II Fallen
  2014, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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