Corum, Richard Ernest, 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
1942-1943, MO-0000, USS Grampus (SS-207)
Service Years
1940 - 1943
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Nashville, TN
Last Address
205 W Main St
Jonesboro, TN

Casualty Date
Mar 05, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Maple Lawn Cemetery - Jonesborough, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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Last Known Activity

The USS Grampus (SS-207) left on her sixth war patrol 11 February 1943, operating off of New Britain. There are conflicting accounts of when she was sunk but she was declared missing 3 March 1943, and struck from the Navy list on 21 June 1943. Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class Corum was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 19 January 1946.

Service number: 2957872

Submarine war patrols:
USS Tambor (SS-198) - 1st
USS Grampus (SS-207) - 2nd through 6th

The information comtained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Recruit Training (Norfolk, VA)
 Duty Stations
US NavyNAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Tambor SS-198USS Grampus (SS-207)
  1940-1941, F2c-0000, USS Moffett (DD-362)
  1941-1942, F2c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1942-1942, F2c-0000, USS Tambor SS-198
  1942-1943, MO-0000, USS Grampus (SS-207)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Oct 20, 1940, East Tennesseans Enlist in Navy1
  Mar 28, 1943, Reported Misssing by US Navy1
  Apr 09, 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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