Blagg, Leonard Ode, EM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1940-1942, EM-0000, USS Bass (SS-164)
Service Years
1937 - 1942
EM-Electrician's Mate
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Booneville, AR
Last Address
Booneville, AR

Casualty Date
Aug 17, 1942
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Drowned, Suffocated
Atlantic Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Golden City Cemetery - Golden City, Arkansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

While at sea on 17 August 1942, a fire broke out in the after battery room of the USS Bass (SS-164) and quickly spread to the aft torpedo room and starboard main electric motor, resulting in the death of 26 enlisted men by asphyxiation. Leonard Ode Blagg and 25 other enlisted men died from asphyxiation.
EM2 Blagg was originally buried at the Gorgas Hospital Morgue Cemetery (Row 6, Section C, Grave 16) in the Panama Canal Zone. His body was disinterred and returned to his family on March 18, 1948.

Service number: 3757147

Submarine war patrols: USS Bass (SS-164) - 1st through 4th

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols

 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
USS S-34 (SS-139)USS Nitro (AE-2)US Navy
  1937-1939, EM-0000, USS S-34 (SS-139)
  1939-1939, EM-0000, USS Nitro (AE-2)
  1939-1939, EM-0000, USS Louisville (CA-28)
  1939-1939, EM-0000, USS Nitro (AE-2)
  1939-1940, EM-0000, USS R-2 (SS-79)
  1940-1940, EM-0000, USS S-20 (SS-125)
  1940-1940, EM-0000, USS S-29 (SS-134)
  1940-1940, EM-0000, USS S-22 (SS-127)
  1940-1940, EM-0000, USS S-29 (SS-134)
  1940-1942, EM-0000, USS Bass (SS-164)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II/American Theater
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Dec 01, 1941, Promoted to EM2
  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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