Arnold, Daniel Eugene, LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1943, USS Grayling (SS-209)
Service Years
1937 - 1943
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Kansas City, MO
Last Address
Kansas City, MO

Casualty Date
Sep 09, 1943
 
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 Grayling (SS-209) departed Fremantle on 30 July 1943, for her eighth patrol, going through Makassar Strait and thence to the Philippine area. On 19 August, she reported having damaged a 6,000 ton freighter near Balikpapan, and the following day told of having sunk a 250 ton Taki Maru type pocket tanker by gunfire in Sibutu Passage, taking one man prisoner. This was the last report received direct from Grayling. On 23 August, she completed a special mission at Pandan Bay, Panay, delivering cargo to guerrillas. This mission was reported by guerrillas. Then she departed for Tablas Strait, there to reconnoiter until 2 September, when she would patrol approaches to Manila until 10 September. She was to return to Pearl Harbor for refit, passing from SubSoWesPac to Subpac on 13 September. She was not heard from after 20 August 1943, and on 30 September 1943, Grayling was reported as presumed lost. It is certain that Grayling was lost between 9 and 12 September 1943 either in Lingayen Gulf or along the approaches to Manila.
 
LT Arnold was a member of the crew and was listed as missing in action and later declared dead.
   
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Service number: 085178
   
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Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Grayling (SS-209)
  1940-1941, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
  1942-1943, USS Grayling (SS-209)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1943-1943 USS Grayling (SS-209)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1936-1940, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 06, 1940, Commissioned as Ensign
  Apr 15, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Oct 01, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenWW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, World War II Fallen
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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