Maben, Charles Grover, Jr., RM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1944-1945, RM-0000, USS Trigger (SS-237)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
RM-Radioman

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Minneapolis, MN
Last Address
San Diego, CA

Casualty Date
Mar 28, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 1 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Trigger (SS-237) began her 12th war patrol 11 March 1945. She made attacks on the 18th and the 20th. On 26 March she was ordered to join a "wolf pack" to attack Japanese shipping. She radioed a weather report that day and was never heard from again. She may have fallen victim to a Japanese air and ship attack, but her fate is unknown. Radioman 2nd Class Maben was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 21 April 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 3291915

Submarine war patrols:
USS Silversides (SS-236) - 5th through 9th
USS Trigger (SS-237) - 9th through 12th

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 - 7 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Silversides (SS-236)USS Trigger (SS-237)
  1943-1943, RM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1943-1944, RM-0000, USS Silversides (SS-236)
  1944-1945, RM-0000, USS Trigger (SS-237)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 9th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 10th War Patrol
  1944-1945 USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 11th War Patrol
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 12th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 30, 1942, WWII draft card
  Jun 16, 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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