Johnigan, Otis Peyton, RM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1940-1943, RM-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
Service Years
1939 - 1943
RM-Radioman
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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Coleman, TX
Last Address
Coleman, TX

Casualty Date
Sep 17, 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 3 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Pompano (SS-181) left for her patrol on 20 August 1943, heading towards the Japanese coast. She was never heard from again and is presumed to have been lost to enemy mines. Radioman, First Class Johnigan was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 4 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 3561205

Submarine war patrols: USS Pompano (SS-181) - 1st through 7th

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1939, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
USS Holland (AS-3)USS Pompano (SS-181)
  1939-1940, S2c-0000, USS Holland (AS-3)
  1940-1943, RM-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1943-1943 USS Pompano (SS-181)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Mar 16, 1940, Promoted to S1c
  Aug 16, 1940, Promoted to RM3
  Mar 01, 1942, Promoted to RM2
  Apr 28, 1942, Texan Had Fun Sinking 44,200 Tons of Japanese Shipping1
  Sep 01, 1942, Promoted to RM1
  Mar 29, 1944, Submarine Pin to Parents of Missing Sailor1
  Jul 30, 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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