Simon, Robert Paul, TM2c

Fallen
 
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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
1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
TM-Torpedoman's Mate

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
St. Joseph, MO
Last Address
St Joseph, MO

Casualty Date
Apr 18, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Mount Auburn Cemetery - Saint Joseph, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Gudgeon (SS-211) left on her 12th patrol 4 April 1944, checked in at Johnson Island on 7 April and was never heard from again. Her loss is a mystery. On 7 June 1944, she was officially declared lost and presumed lost. Torpedoman's Mate Second Class Simon was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 15 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6285455
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Mingo (SS-261)USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
  1943-1943, TM-0000, USS Mingo (SS-261)
  1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 10th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 11th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 12th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Mar 01, 1944, Promoted to TM2
  Apr 18, 1944, Headstone1
  May 24, 2012, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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