Cross, James Anthony, F1c

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Last Rank
Fireman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
F1c-0000-Fireman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fireman First Class
Primary Unit
1944-1945, F1c-0000, USS Snook (SS-279)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
Fireman 1st Class

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Columbus, OH
Last Address
Birmingham, AL

Casualty Date
Apr 09, 1945
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
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Last Known Activity

USS Snook (SS-279) was on her ninth war patrol when she was lost. Her last radio transmission was on 8 April 1945 when she reported her position to the submarine Tigrone (SS-419). Tigrone replied, but Snook did not respond. She was lost, with all hands and her fate has never been determined. Fireman, First Class Cross was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 6 May 1946.

Service number: 8510338

Submarine war patrols: USS Snooks (SS-279) - 7th through 9th

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 Duty Stations
USS Snook (SS-279)
  1944-1945, F1c-0000, USS Snook (SS-279)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Caroline Islands Operation
  1945-1945 USS Snook (SS-279)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Apr 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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