Masucci, Donald Paul, MM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate/SS
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1943, MM-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
Service Years
1942 - 1943
MM-Machinists Mate

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Altoona, PA
Last Address
Altoona, PA

Casualty Date
Sep 17, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Altoona, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
6 E-1/2-5 (memorial)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

MM3 Donald Masucci was a graduate of Altoona High School in Altoona, PA. Before joining the Navy, he was working for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

USS Pompano 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. Machinist's Mate Third Class Masucci was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 4 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6531808

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 2 Patrols

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Pompano (SS-181)
  1943-1943, MM-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Pompano (SS-181)/USS POMPANO (SS-181) 5th War Patrol
  1943-1943 USS Pompano (SS-181)/USS POMPANO (SS-181) 6th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Sep 07, 1946, Local Seaman Awarded Posthumous Purple Heart1
  Sep 07, 2017, War and service memorials1
  Sep 07, 2017, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, World War II Fallen
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
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