Rosete, Tomas, CCk

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1941-1944, CH-0000, USS Seawolf (SS-197)
Service Years
1930 - 1944
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Agno, Pangasinan
Last Address
924 W First St
Los Angeles, CA

Casualty Date
Oct 03, 1944
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
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Last Known Activity

The USS Seawolf (SS-197) began her last war patrol on 21 September 1944. On 29 September, she reached Manus Island in northern Papua New Guinea and sailed the same day carrying stores and Army personnel to the east coast of Samar. The last contact from her was on 3 October 1944. On 28 December 1944, the Seawolf was announced overdue from patrol and presumed lost. While serving as the Chief Cook aboard the Seawolf, Petty Officer Rosete who entered service in the Philippines was listed as missing in action and later declared dead on 7 October 1945.

Service number: 4975284

Meritorious Captain's Mast
"4-7-42 Commended at CAPTAIN'S MERITORIOUS MAST for meritorious conduct displayed on the occasions of U.S.S. SEAWOLF's engagements with Japanese forces on February 19, February 25, March 31 and April 1, 1942.  Rosete's conduct during the resulting severe depth charging on each occasion was exemplary and in keeping with the highest traditions of the naval service."

[signed] F. B. WARDER, Lieut. Comdr., U.S.N., Comdg.

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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Canopus (AS-9)USS Sea Lion (SS-195)USS Seawolf (SS-197)
  1940-1940, SC-0000, 16th Naval District
  1940-1940, SC-0000, Cavite Naval Base, Philipines
  1940-1941, SC-0000, USS Canopus (AS-9)
  1941-1941, SC-0000, USS Sea Lion (SS-195)
  1941-1944, CH-0000, USS Seawolf (SS-197)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of the Philippines
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Feb 01, 1944, Promoted to CCk
 Military Association Memberships
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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