Zumar, Andrew, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1944, TM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Beaver Meadows, PA
Last Address
64 Wilson St
Beaver Meadows, PA

Casualty Date
Oct 17, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

The USS Escolar (SS-294) set out on her first war patrol on 18 September 1944. On 30 September she reported attacking a small surface ship. Her last communication was on 17 October 1944. There are no records to indicate she was attacked and it has been presumed that she struck a mine and sunk. Seaman 1st Class Zumar was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 8210657

Submarine war patrols: USS Excolar (SS-294) - 1st

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Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Recruit Training (Sampson, NY)
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUS NavyUSS Escolar (SS-294)
  1943-1944, TM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1944, TM-0000, USS R-14 (SS-91)
  1944-1944, TM-0000, Navy Yard Philadelphia
  1944-1944, TM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS Escolar (SS-294)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  WWII draft card
  Mar 20, 1945, Andrew Zumar Lost on Sub1
  Jan 24, 2018, General Photos
 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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