Forward, Jack Dewey, EM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1943, EM-0000, USS Grayback (SS-208)
Service Years
1942 - 1943
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Stockton, CA
Last Address
Berkley, CA

Casualty Date
Nov 13, 1943
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
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

EM3 Forward was a member of the crew of the USS Grayback (SS-208). For reasons not yet discovered (unavailable via internet sources), he was aboard a plane that was forced into a water landing off the coast of Midway Island on November 13, 1943. The plane sank and EM3 Dewey's body was not recovered. He was later declared dead.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 3778524

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

 
 Duty Stations
NAVSTA Mare IslandUSS Grayback (SS-208)
  1943-1943, EM-0000, NAVSTA Mare Island
  1943-1943, EM-0000, USS Grayback (SS-208)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS GRAYBACK (SS-208) 8th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Oct 16, 1940, WWII draft card
  May 02, 1941, Married Lois Evelyn Jones
  Aug 28, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial 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, WW II Memorial National Registry
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