Garrett, Howard Owen, EM2c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1944, EM-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mount Juliet, TN
Last Address
Mount Juliet, TN

Casualty Date
Apr 18, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
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 Gudgeon (SS-211) left on her 12th patrol 4 April 1944, checked in at Johnson Island on 7 April and was never heard from again. Her loss is a mystery. On 7 June 1944, she was officially declared lost and presumed lost. Electrician's Mate Second Class Garrett was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 15 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6413419

Submarine war patrols:
USS Snapper (SS-185) - 6th
USS Gudgeon (SS-21) - 9th through 12th

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 - 5 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Snapper (SS-185)USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
  1943-1943, EM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1943-1943, EM-0000, USS Snapper (SS-185)
  1943-1944, EM-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 9th War Patrol
  1943-1943 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 10th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 12th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 11th War Patrol
 Colleges Attended 
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  1942-1943, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Mount Juliet Memorial Gardens1
  Jan 30, 1946, Navy Declares Garrett Dead1
  Jan 16, 2018, General Photos1
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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