Muntz, Robert William, Y3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
YN-0000-Yeoman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Yeoman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, YN-0000, USS Shark (SS-314)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
YN-Yeoman

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hanover, PA
Last Address
533 South Franklin St
Hanover, PA

Casualty Date
Oct 24, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Mount Olivet Cemetery - Hanover, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Shark (SS-314) was lost on her third patrol. She was last heard from on 24 October 1944 when she radioed the Submarine Seadragon that she was about to attack a Japanese freighter. She was presumed lost on 27 November 1944 and the cause of her loss in unknown. Yeoman, Third Class Muntz was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 8 November 1945.

 
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2586201

Submarine war patrols: USS Shark (SS-314) - 2nd and 3rd

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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 2 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Shark (SS-314)
  1944-1944, YN-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1944, YN-0000, USS Shark (SS-314)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Sep 12, 1944, Promoted to YN3
  Dec 10, 1945, Missing Hanover Seaman is Now Presumed Dead1
  Apr 29, 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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