Johnson, James Gordon, 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 Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mather, PA
Last Address
Uniontown, PA

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

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 Additional Information
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. Motor Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Johnson was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6523939

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

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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyNAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Escolar (SS-294)
  1942-1944, MO-0000, USS S-11 (SS-116)
  1944-1944, MO-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1944, MO-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 USS Escolar (SS-294)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jan 01, 1943, Promoted to F2c
  Jul 01, 1943, Promoted to F1c
  Jan 01, 1944, Promoted to MoMM3
  Feb 12, 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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