Vance, Norman, S1c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1944-1944, S1c-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Arlington, VA
Last Address
Belmont, CA

Casualty Date
Apr 18, 1944
 
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 2 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Gudgeon (SS-211) left on her 12th patrol 4 April 1944, checked in at Johnson Island on 7 April and was never heard from again. Her loss is a mystery. On 7 June 1944, she was officially declared lost and presumed lost. Seaman First Class Vance was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 15 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6635148

Submarine war patrols:
USS Nautilus (SS-168) - 7th and 8th
USS Gudgeon (SS-211) - 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 - 4 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Nautilus (SS-168)USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
  1943-1944, S1c-0000, USS Nautilus (SS-168)
  1944-1944, S1c-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Gilbert Islands Operation
  1944-1944 USS Gudgeon (SS-211)/USS GUDGEON (SS-211) 12th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jul 20, 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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