Brannam, Allan Rose, MoMM2c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1944-1944, MO-0000, USS Albacore (SS-218)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Idaho
Idaho
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Caldwell, Idaho
Last Address
Caldwell, Idaho

Casualty Date
Nov 07, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
USS Albacore (SS-218)
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Cenotaph

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Albacore left Pearl Harbor on 24 October 1944 (with Hugh Raynor Rimmer, Class of 1937, in command), topped off her fuel tanks at Midway Island on 28 October, and was never heard from again. According to Japanese records captured after the war, a submarine (presumed to be Albacore) struck a naval mine very close to the shore off northeastern Hokkaid on 7 November 1944. A Japanese patrol boat witnessed the explosion of a submerged submarine and saw a great deal of heavy oil, cork, bedding, and food supplies rise to the surface. On 21 December, Albacore was presumed lost. Her name was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 30 March 1945.
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   

 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Runner (SS-275)US NavyUSS Albacore (SS-218)
  1943-1943, MO-0000, USS Runner (SS-275)
  1943-1944, MO-0000, Submarine Division 141
  1944-1944, MO-0000, USS Albacore (SS-218)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1944 Submarine War Patrols
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
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WW II Memorial National RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2015, World War II Fallen
  2015, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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