Davis, John Edward, Jr., TM2c

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Last Rank
Torpedoman 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1945, TM-0000, USS Lagarto (SS-371)
Service Years
1941 - 1945
TM-Torpedoman's Mate

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Little Rock, AR
Last Address
Little Rock, AR

Casualty Date
May 04, 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

The USS Lagarto (SS-371) was on a War Patrol and was announced as "overdue from patrol and presumed lost" on 10 August 1945. A post war examination of Japanese records suggest that the Lagarto was probably sunk by a Japanese mine layer the Hatsutaka, on 3 May 1945. Torpedoman's Mate Second Class Davis Jr. was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 25 may 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6300447

Submarine war patrols:
USS Gato (SS-212) - 1st
USS Trigger (SS-237) - 4th through 9th
USS Lagarto (SS-371) - 1st and 2nd

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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
USS Fulton (AS-11)USS Gato (SS-212)US NavyUSS Trigger (SS-237)
USS Lagarto (SS-371)
  1942-1942, AS-0000, USS Fulton (AS-11)
  1942-1942, S2c-0000, USS Gato (SS-212)
  1942-1943, TM-0000, SUBBASE Midway
  1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Trigger (SS-237)
  1944-1944, TM-0000, Navy Liaison Manitowoc Ship Building, Manitowoc WI
  1944-1945, TM-0000, USS Lagarto (SS-371)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1945-1945 USS Lagarto (SS-371)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Apr 30, 1942, Promoted to S2c
  Jun 01, 1943, Promoted to TM3
  May 20, 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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