Landres, Leo Allen, CMoMM

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1943-1943, MO-0000, USS Capelin (SS-289)
Service Years
1928 - 1943
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Three Hash Marks

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Snohomish, WA
Last Address
3109 Nile St
San Diego, CA

Casualty Date
Dec 02, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Capelin (SS-289) began her second war patrol on 17 November 1943, but was never heard from after she left for her patrol. Although Japanese records suggest an attack was made on 23 November, the information is incomplete, and the cause of the Capelin's loss is unknown. Chief Motor Machinist's Mate Landres was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 10 January 1946.

Service number: 3855210

Submarine war patrols:
USS Porpoise (SS-172) - 1st through 3rd
USS Capelin (SS-289) - 1st and 2nd

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 - 5 Patrols

 Duty Stations
USS Porpoise (SS-172)US NavyUSS Capelin (SS-289)
  1935-1942, MO-0000, USS Porpoise (SS-172)
  1942-1943, MO-0000, Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  1943-1943, MO-0000, USS Capelin (SS-289)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1943-1943 USS Capelin (SS-289)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 16, 1939, Promoted to MM1
  Mar 09, 1942, Promoted to CMM
  Jul 16, 1942, Change to CMoMM
  Aug 02, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  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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