McDuffie, William Bayne, SC3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
SC-0000-Ships Cook/Ships Baker
Last Rating/NEC Group
Ships Cook/Ships Baker
Primary Unit
1943-1944, SC-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
SC-Ships Cook/Baker

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hamburg, AR
Last Address
Cullendale, AR

Casualty Date
Feb 29, 1944
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Beech Creek Cemetery - Ashley County, Arkansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Trout (SS-202) began her 11th war patrol on 8 February 1944. She was enroute to the East China Sea. On 29 February a Japanese convoy was attacked in the area assigned to Trout, and one ship was sunk, and another severely damaged. Trout was never heard from again, and may have been sunk by one of the convoy's escorts. Ship's Cook 3rd Class McDuffie was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 14 April 1946.

Service number: 8441261

Submarine war patrols:
USS Tuna (SS-203) - 9th
USS Trout (SS-202) - 11th

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 - 2 Patrols

 Duty Stations
USS Tuna (SS-203)USS Trout (SS-202)
  1943-1943, SC-0000, USS Tuna (SS-203)
  1943-1944, SC-0000, USS Trout (SS-202)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Tuna (SS-203)
  1944-1944 USS Trout (SS-202)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 31, 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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