Barr, Luther Vaughter, MM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1943, MM-0000, USS Amberjack (SS-219)
Service Years
1940 - 1943
MM-Machinists Mate

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Vilonia, AR
Last Address
Searcy, AR

Casualty Date
Feb 16, 1943
 
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

MM3 Barr was a member of the crew aboard the USS Amberjack (SS-219) when she was sunk on February 16, 1943. His was listed as missing in action and later declared dead.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 3468202

Submarine war patrols:
Uss Guardfish (SS-217) - 1st through 3rd
USS Gato (SS-212) - 2nd and 3rd
USS Amberjack (SS-219) - 3rd

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 - 6 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
US NavyMare Island Naval ShipyardUSS Fulton (AS-11)USS Gato (SS-212)
USS Guardfish (SS-217)USS Amberjack (SS-219)
  1940-1941, F3c-0000, USS Curtiss (AV-4)
  1941-1941, F3c-0000, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1941-1942, F3c-0000, USS Fulton (AS-11)
  1942-1942, F3c-0000, USS Gato (SS-212)
  1942-1942, F3c-0000, USS Guardfish (SS-217)
  1942-1942, F2c-0000, USS Gato (SS-212)
  1942-1943, F1c-0000, USS Guardfish (SS-217)
  1943-1943, MM-0000, USS Amberjack (SS-219)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  May 28, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial 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, WW II Memorial National Registry
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