Heaton, George Vines, MoMM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1945-1945, MO-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Birmingham, AL
Last Address
Birmingham, AL

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
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

USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class Heaton was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2729523

Submarine war patrols: USS Bullhead (SS-332) - 1st through 3rd

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Rainier (AE-5)NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1943-1943, F1c-0000, USS Rainier (AE-5)
  1943-1943, F1c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1945-1945, MO-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 01, 1944, Promoted to MoMM2
  Mar 25, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorWW II Memorial National 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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