Moitz, Arthur Martin, TM3c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Torpedoman 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1943, TM-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
Service Years
1942 - 1943
TM-Torpedoman's Mate

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
132 Rickley Rd
Glenside, PA

Casualty Date
Sep 17, 1943
 
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 1 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Pompano (SS-181) left for her patrol on 20 August 1943, heading towards the Japanese coast. She was never heard from again and is presumed to have been lost to enemy mines. Torpedoman's Mate, Third Class Moitz was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 4 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6509287

Submarine war patrols:
USS Pike (SS-173) - 7th and 8th
USS Pompano (SS-181) - 7th

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 - 3 Patrols

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS PIKE (SS-173)USS Pompano (SS-181)
  1942-1943, TM-0000, USS PIKE (SS-173)
  1943-1943, TM-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Pompano (SS-181)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Dec 15, 1942, Promoted to S2c
  Feb 23, 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
WWII 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, WWII Memorial National Registry
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