Cugnin, Jack Eugene, TM3c

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Last Rank
Torpedoman 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Albacore (SS-218)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
TM-Torpedoman's Mate

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Erie, PA
Last Address
Erie, PA

Casualty Date
Nov 07, 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 5 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Albacore (SS-218) began a patrol on October 24, 1944, and refueled at Midway Island on October 28th. There was no further contact with the boat after that date. Japanese records report a submarine exploding as the result of contact with a mine on November 7, 1944 and the Albacore was presumed lost on December 21st 1944. Torpedoman's Mate Third Class Cugnin was officially declared dead on December 13, 1945.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6088791
   

 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Albacore (SS-218)
  1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Albacore (SS-218)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Arawe
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Caroline Islands Operation
  1944-1944 USS Albacore (SS-218)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Sep 01, 1944, Promoted to TM3
  Jan 14, 2013, General Photos1
 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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