Allen, Don Earl, MoMM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1941-1943, MO-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
Service Years
1939 - 1943
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Flint, MI
Last Address
Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Casualty Date
Sep 17, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Pompano (SS-181) left for her patrol on 20 August 1943, heading towards the Japanese coast. She was never heard from again and is presumed to have been lost to enemy mines. Motor Machinist's Mate, First Class Allen was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 4 January 1946.

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1939, Recruit Training (Newport, RI)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Pompano (SS-181)
  1939-1941, AS-0000, USS Breckinridge (DD-148)
  1941-1943, MO-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1943-1943 USS Pompano (SS-181)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Aug 02, 1939, Service # 283 28 15
  Jul 01, 1941, Advanced from F2c to F1c
  Mar 01, 1942, Advanced from F1c to MM2c
  Jul 01, 1942, Advanced from MM2c to MoMM1c
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorWorld War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
WWII Memorial National Registry
  1943, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  1943, World War II Fallen
  1943, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  1943, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  1943, WWII Memorial National Registry
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