Hudson, Edgar Walker, CMoMM

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Flier (SS-250)
Service Years
1939 - 1944
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dickson, TN
Last Address
Nashville, TN

Casualty Date
Aug 13, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Cenotaph

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Last Known Activity

The USS Flier (SS-250) was on her second war patrol when she was rocked by a great explosion while traveling through the Balabac Strait. She sank in one minute and all but a few officers and men were lost with the boat. Chief Hudson was one of the seven men who survived the FLIER sinking but drowned as they struggled toward shore. He was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 19 January 1946.
   
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Service number: 2952490
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 2 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1934, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
US NavyNAVSUBASE New London/GrotonSupervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)USS Flier (SS-250)
  1939-1940, S1c-0000, USS Bernadou (DD-153)
  1940-1940, F1c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1941-1943, MO-0000, USS R-18 (SS-95)
  1943-1943, MO-0000, Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)/Groton
  1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Flier (SS-250)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1940-1940 Neutrality Operations in the North Atlantic
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 16, 1941, Promoted to MM2
  Mar 01, 1942, Promoted to MM1
  Jun 08, 1942, Promoted to MoMM1
  May 01, 1944, Promoted to CMoMM
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
United States Navy Memorial
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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