Frost, Chester Frank, MM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1944, MM-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
Service Years
1940 - 1944
MM-Machinists Mate

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York, NY
Last Address
1272 Ryawa St
Bronx, NY

Casualty Date
Feb 29, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 3 (cenotaph)

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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. Machinist's Mate 1st Class Frost was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 14 April 1946.
   
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Service number: 2386665
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS O-10 (SS-71)USS Gar (SS-206)USS Tambor SS-198
USS Trout (SS-202)
  1940-1941, F3c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1941-1941, F2c-0000, USS O-10 (SS-71)
  1941-1942, F2c-0000, USS Gar (SS-206)
  1942-1943, MM-0000, USS Tambor SS-198
  1943-1944, MM-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1944 USS Trout (SS-202)
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
 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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