Bohn, Thomas Leroy, 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
1944-1944, EM-0000, USS Flier (SS-250)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Reading, PA
Last Address
211 S. 20th St
Easton, PA

Casualty Date
Aug 13, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(Cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

The USS Flier was on her second war patrol when she was rocked by a great explosion while traveling through the Balabac Strait. She sank in one minute and all but 13 officers and men were lost with the boat. Electrician's Mate Third Class Bohn was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 19 January 1946.
   
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Service number: 2253861

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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
USS Flier (SS-250)
  1944-1944, EM-0000, USS Flier (SS-250)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1944 World War II
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Sep 30, 1944, Thomas L Bohn Listed Missing1
  Nov 08, 2010, Memorial service1
  Nov 11, 2010, In memory of Thomas Bohn
  Nov 12, 2010, After 66 Years, a Sense of Closure4
  Aug 07, 2017, The USS Flier is lost
  Aug 07, 2017, WW2 Memorials
  Aug 07, 2017, General Photos1
  Aug 13, 2017, Wilson Area HS yearbook -19432
  Aug 17, 2017, Additional service details
  Aug 17, 2017, Wilson Area HS yearbook - 19421
 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, World War II Fallen
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
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