Britt, Harold Nathaniel, F1c

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Last Rank
Fireman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
F1c-0000-Fireman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fireman First Class
Primary Unit
1943-1943, F1c-0000, USS Corvina (SS-226)
Service Years
1941 - 1943
Fireman 1st Class

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tennyson, AR
Last Address
El Dorado, AR

Casualty Date
Nov 16, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Corvina (SS-226) went on her maiden war patrol, leaving Pearl Harbor 4 November 1943. After topping off her fuel at Johnston Island on the 6th, she was never heard from again. Japanese reports suggest that she may have been sunk by a Japanese submarine on 16 November. Her loss was officially announced 14 March 1944. Fireman First Class Britt was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 9 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6300007

Submarine war patrols:
USS Cero (SS-225) - 1st
USS Corvina (SS-226) - 1st

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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 2 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
USS Boise (CL-47)USS Cero (SS-225)USS Corvina (SS-226)
  1941-1943, S1c-0000, USS Boise (CL-47)
  1943-1943, F2c-0000, USS Cero (SS-225)
  1943-1943, F1c-0000, USS Corvina (SS-226)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Cape Esperance (Second Savo)
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Guadalcanal-Tulagi landings
  1943-1943 Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)/Operation Avalanche
  1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1943 USS Corvina (SS-226)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 02, 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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