Allen, Daniel Emery, SM3c

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Last Rank
Signalman 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1942-1942, SM-0000, USS Grunion (SS-216)
Service Years
1940 - 1942

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Salem, IN
Last Address
Salem, IN

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1942
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Pacific Ocean
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
The USS Grunion was reported lost on August 16, 1942, after it fired on an enemy destroyer, sank three destroyer-type vessels and attacked enemy ships during its first war patrol, the US Navy said. It still exact mystery of what happen, but something happen that caused the sub to go below crush depht and implode as discoverd in August of 2006 when the sub was discoved in a search for it. 
Navy Commendation Citation 
Letter of For meritorious conduct as a member of the crew of the U.S.S. GRUNION which destroyed three enemy destroyers while engaged in a war patrol in enemy controlled waters. Despite severe and persistent anti-submarine measures resulting from these three successful attacks, the GRUNION was brought safely through the counter attacks and continued an aggressive war patrol. As a member of the crew of the GRUNION, your performance of duty was an important and material contribution to the prosecution of this war. 
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Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUS NavyUSS Grunion (SS-216)
  1941-1941, S2c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1941-1942, SM-0000, USS 0-8 (SS-69)
  1942-1942, SM-0000, USS Grunion (SS-216)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 USS Grunion (SS-216)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jul 16, 1940, Service Entry Date and Number 287 42 11
  Feb 03, 1941, Receiving Station Philadelphia, PA from Sub Base New London CT as S2c
  Apr 28, 1941, Transferred to USS 0-8
  Apr 28, 1941, Re -Commissioning Crew of USS O-8
  May 01, 1941, Promoted to Seaman 1st Class (S1c)
  Feb 01, 1942, Promoted to Signalman 3rd Class (SM3c)
  Feb 12, 1942, Temporary Duty Sub Base New London
  May 09, 1942, Transferred to USS Stingray
  Oct 12, 2019, General Photos1
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II FallenWWII Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, World War II Fallen
  2018, WWII Memorial National Registry
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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