Bowen, Earl Ellis, TM3c

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Last Rank
Torpedoman 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Pollack (SS-180)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
TM-Torpedoman's Mate

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Granby, CO
Last Address
Denver, CO

Casualty Date
Mar 16, 1944
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Other Accident
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

TM3 Bowen was stationed aboard the USS Pollack (SS-180). On March 15, 1944 he received severe head trauma from a torpedo skid that slipped and died the next day. He was buried at sea by his shipmates.

Service number: 6184853

Submarine war patrols:
USS Plunger (SS-179) - 5th through 7th
USS Pollack (SS-180) - 8th and 9th

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 Plunger (SS-179)USS Pollack (SS-180)
  1943-1943, S1c-0000, USS Plunger (SS-179)
  1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Pollack (SS-180)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Apr 18, 1943, Married Margaret Jospehine Venrick
  Feb 01, 1944, Promoted to TM3
  Sep 10, 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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