Ross, Ernest Lynn, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1944-1945, S1c-0000, USS Barbel (SS-316)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Seaman 1st Class

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Knoxville, TN
Last Address
Chattanooga, TN

Casualty Date
Feb 04, 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 Barbel (SS-316) began her fourth and last war patrol 5 January 1945. On 3 February she reported being attacked by enemy aircraft, and no word was heard from her after that date. Captured Japanese records report of the sinking of an American Submarine on 4 February, which was most likely Barbel, she was officially reported lost 16 February 1945. Seaman First Class Ross was officially declared dead 19 February 1946.

Service number: 6414969

Submarine war patrols:
USS Seahorse (SS-304) - 2nd and 3rd
USS Tinosa (SS-283) - 6th and 7th
USS Barbel (SS-316) - 2nd through 4th

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

 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Seahorse (SS-304)USS Tinosa (SS-283)USS Barbel (SS-316)
  1943-1943, S2c-0000, SUBBASE Midway
  1943-1944, S1c-0000, USS Seahorse (SS-304)
  1944-1944, S1c-0000, USS Tinosa (SS-283)
  1944-1945, S1c-0000, USS Barbel (SS-316)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Feb 01, 1944, Promoted to S1c
  May 03, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial WW II Memorial National RegistryWorld War II Fallen
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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