Jones, Roy Edward, MoMM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1944-1944, MO-0000, USS Harder (SS-257)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pittsburgh, PA
Last Address
Pittsburgh, PA

Casualty Date
Aug 24, 1944
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
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Last Known Activity

The USS Harder (SS-257) began her 6th War Patrol on August 5th, 1944 and formed a "wolfpack" with four other submarines. She sank two merchant ships before her final attack on August 24th. While the USS Hake escaped sinking, a depth charge attack sunk the USS Harder with all hands. Motor Machinist's Mate Third Class Jones was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 2 October 1945.

Service number: 6534908

Submarine war patrols:
USS Harder (SS-257) - 4th through 6th

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 Duty Stations
USS Pyro (AE-24)USS Harder (SS-257)
  1944-1944, MO-0000, USS Pyro (AE-24)
  1944-1944, MO-0000, USS Harder (SS-257)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS HARDER (SS-257) 4th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS HARDER (SS-257) 5th War Patrol
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle for Ulithi Atoll
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle for Ulithi Atoll
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Dec 13, 1961, Headstone Application for Military Veterans1
  Sep 21, 2017, War and service memorials
  Sep 21, 2017, General Photos
  Sep 21, 2017, WWII draft card information
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial WW II Memorial National Registry
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, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2017, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
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