Kloster, George Milton Howard, MoMM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1942-1943, MO-0000, USS Runner (SS-275)
Service Years
1937 - 1943
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Munto, MN
Last Address
519 Bank St
Coquille, OR

Casualty Date
Jul 11, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
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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Last Known Activity

The USS Runner (SS-275) left on her patrol for the Kurile Islands on 27 May 1943, and was never heard from again. She may have struck an enemy mine or sunk as a result of an air/sea attack. Declared overdue and presumed lost, she was stricken from the Navy list on 30 October 1943. Motor Machinist's Mate First Class Kloster was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 2 January 1946.

Service number: 3932386
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyNAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Runner (SS-275)
  1938-1939, F2c-0000, USS New Mexico (BB-40)
  1939-1939, F2c-0000, USS Henderson (AP-1)
  1939-1940, F2c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1940-1942, MO-0000, USS S-22 (SS-127)
  1942-1943, MO-0000, USS Runner (SS-275)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Runner (SS-275)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Aug 16, 1940, Promoted to F1c
  Jul 01, 1941, Promoted to MM2
  May 11, 1942, Promoted to MoMM2
  Nov 01, 1942, Promoted to MoMM1
 Military Association Memberships
WWII Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WWII Memorial National Registry
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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