Bell, Hollis Fields, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1943-1944, S1c-0000, USS Scorpion (SS-278)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Seaman 1st Class

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oneida, TN
Last Address
Oneida, TN

Casualty Date
Feb 22, 1944
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
South China Sea
World War II
Location of Interment
Foster Crossroads Cemetery - Oneida, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Scorpion (SS_278) began her last war patrol on 5 December 1943 and was last heard from on 5 January 1944. She was declared lost on 6 March 1944, presumed to have been sunk by Japanese mine. Seaman 1st Class Bell was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 11 January 1946.

Service number: 6404350

Submarine war patrols:
USS Silversides (SS-236) - 5th
USS Scorpion (SS-278) - 3rd through 5th

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 - 4 Patrols

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Silversides (SS-236)USS Scorpion (SS-278)
  1942-1943, S2c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1943-1943, S2c-0000, USS Silversides (SS-236)
  1943-1944, S1c-0000, USS Scorpion (SS-278)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS Scorpion (SS-278)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Foster Crossroads Cemetery - Tennessee2
  Jul 01, 1943, Promoted to S1c
  Jan 25, 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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