Ewell, James Pernal, Jr., EM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1945-1946, EM-0000, USS Piranha (SS-389)
Service Years
1943 - 1946
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Contact Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
Macungie, PA

Date of Passing
Sep 15, 2012
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Gabilan (SS-252)USS Piranha (SS-389)
  1944-1945, EM-0000, USS Gabilan (SS-252)
  1945-1946, EM-0000, USS Piranha (SS-389)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 Submarine War Patrols
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

James P. Ewell, 87, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown and Philadelphia , died Saturday, September 15, 2012 , surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Mary (Bradley) Ewell. Born in Philadelphia , he was the son of the late James P. and Ellen ( Anderson ) Ewell. Jim was a graduate of Northeast High School in Philadelphia and LaSalle University , and was a district sales manager for Uniroyal Corporation for many years until retiring. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield, as well as a former member of the Cathedral of St Catharine of Siena , Allentown , and the Knights of Columbus. A Navy Veteran of WWII, Jim served on the USS Gabilan and the USS Pirahna submarines in the South Pacific. He was President and Treasurer of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of WWII. Jim was also an active participant for over 50 years in the Philadelphia Mummers Parade.
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Service number: 2459345

Submarine war patrols: USS Gabilan (SS-252) - 4th
 Military Association Memberships
Submarine Veterans of WW IIWWII Memorial National Registry
  1946, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  2020, WWII Memorial National Registry
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