Brannum, Bill Clifton, MM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1943, MM-0000, Prisoner of War/Japan
Service Years
1940 - 1943
MM-Machinists Mate

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Delano, CA
Last Address
4326 W. 170th St.
Lawndale, California

Casualty Date
Dec 02, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Survived Japanese attack on USS SCULPIN (SS 191) on 19 Nov 43 and her subsequent scuttling north of Truk.  Rescued by Japanese and taken to Truk, then transferred to HIJMS CHUYO for transit to Japan.  Died on 2 Dec 43 when CHUYO was torpedoed and sunk by USS SAILFISH (SS 192).
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 3761399
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Holland (AS-3)USS Snapper (SS-185)USS Sculpin (SS-191)
Prisoner of War
  1940-1941, F2c-0000, USS Ortolan (AM-45)
  1941-1942, F2c-0000, USS Chaumont (AP-5)
  1942-1942, F1c-0000, USS Holland (AS-3)
  1942-1943, F1c-0000, USS Snapper (SS-185)
  1943-1943, MM-0000, USS Sculpin (SS-191)
  1943-1943, MM-0000, Prisoner of War/Japan
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Sculpin (SS-191)/USS SCULPIN (SS-191) 9th War Patrol
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
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