Jordan, William Harrison, Jr., S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1944-1945, S1c-0000, USS Lagarto (SS-371)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Charleston, WV
Last Address
Charleston, WV

Casualty Date
May 04, 1945
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
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Last Known Activity

The Lagarto (SS-371) was on a War Patrol and was announced as "overdue from patrol and presumed lost" on 10 August 1945. A post war examination of Japanese records suggest that the Lagarto was probably sunk by a Japanese mine layer the Hatsutaka, on 3 May 1945. Seaman First Class Jordan Jr. was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 25 may 1946.

Service number: 5525529
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 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS R-13 (SS-90)USS Lagarto (SS-371)
  1944-1944, S1c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1944, S1c-0000, USS R-13 (SS-90)
  1944-1945, S1c-0000, USS Lagarto (SS-371)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS LAGARTO (SS-371) 1st War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS LAGARTO (SS-371) 2nd War Patrol
 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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