Jenkins, George Stanley, Sr., CQM

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Last Rank
Chief Quartermaster
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1942-1943, QM-0000, USS Argonaut (SS-166)
Service Years
1929 - 1943
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Prince Edward, VA
Last Address
Prince Edward, VA

Casualty Date
Jan 10, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
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Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
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 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Plunger (SS-179)USS Pollack (SS-180)USS Argonaut (SS-166)
  1938-1939, SM-0000, USS S-25 (SS-130)
  1939-1941, SM-0000, USS S-23 (SS-128)
  1941-1941, SM-0000, USS Plunger (SS-179)
  1941-1942, QM-0000, USS Pollack (SS-180)
  1942-1943, QM-0000, USS Argonaut (SS-166)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
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Last Known Activity

On January 10th, 1943, the USS Argonaut (SS-166) was attacking a Japanese convoy when she was counterattacked by the convoy escorts. An allied plane witnessed her attack. The submarine was apparently damaged by a depth charge. When she came to the surface, she was subsequently sunk by gun fire from the Japanese destroyers escorting the convoy, with a loss of all crew members. Chief Quartermaster Jenkins was officially declared dead on January 11, 1944.

Service number: 2655110
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