Parton, John Eugene, 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
1944-1945, EM-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pottsville, PA
Last Address
214 South 9th St
Pottsville, PA

Casualty Date
Jun 18, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Sea of Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 1 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Bonefish was on a war patrol in the Sea of Japan with two other submarines. Her last communication was during a rendezvous on June 18th. Captured Japanese records indicate that a Japanese vessel was sunk on June 19th and that during an intense counterattack a submarine was sunk with all hands. It is presumed that this was the Bonefish. Electricians Mate Third Class Parton was officially declared dead 15 July 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 8211424

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 5 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Bonefish (SS-223)
  1944-1945, EM-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 3rd War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 4th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 6th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 5th War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 7th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jul 23, 1946, Member of Submarine Crew Now Listed as Dead1
  Mar 25, 1950, Veteran Compensation Application File1
  Sep 07, 2017, War and service memorials
  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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