Finney, Wilson Owen, MoMM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
Service Years
1941 - 1944
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Jefferson City, IA
Last Address
Eldon, IA

Casualty Date
Feb 29, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Eldon Cemetery - Eldon, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
3 2 21 (memorial marker)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Trout (SS-202) began her 11th war patrol on 8 February 1944. She was en route to the East China Sea. On 29 February a Japanese convoy was attacked in the area assigned to Trout, and one ship was sunk, and another severely damaged. Trout was never heard from again, and may have been sunk by one of the convoy's escorts. Motor Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Finney was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 14 April 1946.
   
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Service number: 3216986
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 5 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Triton (SS-201)USS Trout (SS-202)
  1942-1943, F1c-0000, USS Triton (SS-201)
  1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1944 USS Trout (SS-202)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 01, 1942, Promoted to F2c
  Dec 01, 1942, Promoted to F1c
  Aug 01, 1943, Promoted to MoMM2
 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  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
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
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