Wilson, James Hanger, TM2c

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Last Rank
Torpedoman 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1942-1943, TM-0000, USS Grayling (SS-209)
Service Years
1942 - 1943
TM-Torpedoman's Mate

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 09, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
South China Sea
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Courts of the Missing

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 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, World War II Fallen

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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 2 Patrols

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Grayling (SS-209)
  1942-1943, TM-0000, USS Grayling (SS-209)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Grayling (SS-209)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
USS Grayling SS-209 was on her 8th war patrol. After successfully attacking and sinking a Japanese vessel on 27 August 1943, she was not heard from again. The Japanese ship "Hokuan Maru" reported sighting a submerged submarine on 9 September 1943 west of Luzon. The Hokuan Maru reported that it collided with/rammed the submarine and sank it.
James Hanger Wilson was not married. He was the 5th child of Frank Clark Wilson and Nell (Hanger) Wilson of West Virginia. They lived in Denver, Colorado at the time of James loss.
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