Anderson, Harold Andrew, Y2c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
YN-0000-Yeoman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Yeoman
Primary Unit
1945-1945, YN-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
YN-Yeoman

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York, NY
Last Address
Douglaston, NY

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Yeoman 2nd Class Anderson was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 7108728

Submarine war patrols: USS Bullhead (SS-332) - 3rd

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Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS PIKE (SS-173)USS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1943-1944, S1c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1944, YN-0000, USS PIKE (SS-173)
  1945-1945, YN-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  May 01, 1944, Promoted to YN3
  Oct 02, 2018, General Photos1
 Military Association Memberships
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, World War II Fallen
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