Harman, Guy Philip, TM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1945, TM-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
Service Years
1940 - 1945
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Peach Bottom, PA
Last Address
Lancaster, 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 3 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The 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 18, 1945. 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 USS Bonefish. Torpedomans Mate 1st Class Harman was officially declared dead 15 July 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2796976

Submarine war patrols:
USS S-41 (SS-146) - 3rd through 5th
USS Bonefish (SS-223) - 1st through 8th

Navy Unit Commendation
For outstanding heroism in action during the First, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth War Patrols in enemy Japanese-controlled areas of the Pacific. Harassed continually and several times bombed by watchful and aggressive enemy aircraft, the USS Bonefish boldly penetrated the most forward combat areas to effect wide coverage of her assigned sectors and strike fiercely at important Japanese surface targets. Consistently ready for combat under the superb handling of her gallant officers and men, she defied heavy escort screens; she developed her contacts with determined aggressiveness and launched gunfire and torpedo attacks despite the severest hostile countermeasures to sink or damage many ships vital to the enenmy's continued persecution of the war. In addition to her valiant combat achievements, the Bonefish rendered splendid lifeguard services during air strikes against hostile territory, effecting the rescue of two friendly pilots. Her outstanding record of success under the hazards and difficulties of prolonged patrols reflects the highest credit upon the Bonefish, her courageous, fighting ship's compnay and the United States Naval Service.


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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Recruit Training (Newport, RI)
 Duty Stations
USS Pyro (AE-1)US NavyUSS Porpoise (SS-172)USS Holland (AS-3)
USS S-41 (SS-146)USS Bonefish (SS-223)
  1940-1940, S2c-0000, USS Pyro (AE-1)
  1941-1941, USS Argonaut (SM-1)
  1941-1941, S1c-0000, USS Henderson (AP-1)
  1941-1941, TM-0000, USS Porpoise (SS-172)
  1941-1942, TM-0000, USS Otus (AS-20)
  1942-1942, TM-0000, USS Holland (AS-3)
  1942-1943, TM-0000, USS S-41 (SS-146)
  1943-1945, TM-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Japanese air attacks on US vessels in Cavite
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Caroline Islands Operation
  1944-1944 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 6th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 5th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 3rd War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 4th War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 7th War Patrol
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 8th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Oct 01, 1941, Promoted to TM3
  Aug 02, 1942, Promoted to TM2
  Nov 21, 2017, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
WW II Memorial National Registry
  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]
  2017, WW II Memorial National Registry
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