Collins, Robert Cope, LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
310X-Supply Corps Officer
Last Rating/NEC Group
Staff Corps Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 310X, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
Service Years
1940 - 1944
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago, ILL
Last Address
7009 Boyer St
Philadelphia, PA

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 5 (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. Lieutenant Collins was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 15 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Sevice number: 095938

Submarine war patrols: USS Gudgeon (SS-211) - 9th through 12th

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Raleigh (CL-7)USN Armed GuardUSS S-41 (SS-146)USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
  1941-1942, 310X, USS Raleigh (CL-7)
  1942-1943, 310X, Armed Guard Chapter Treasure Island
  1943-1943, 310X, USS S-41 (SS-146)
  1943-1944, 310X, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1943-1943 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 10th War Patrol
  1943-1943 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 9th 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
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Oct 12, 1940, Commissioned as Ensign
  Jun 15, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Dec 01, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant
  May 16, 1950, Application for WWII Compensation1
  Feb 27, 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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