Buczek, Kadzmir Joseph, TM2c

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Last Rank
Torpedoman 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1945, TM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
TM-Torpedoman's Mate

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Passaic, NJ
Last Address
Rome, NY

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Saint Peter's Cemetery - Rome, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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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. Torpedoman's Mate Second Class Buczek was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.

Service number: 6002056

Submarine war patrols:
USS Gurnard (SS-254) - 1st
USS Barb (SS-220) - 3rd and 4th
USS Bullhead (SS-332) - 1st through 3rd

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 6 Patrols

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Reserve Recruit Training (Great Lakes IL)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Gurnard (SS-254)USS Barb (SS-220)USS Blackfish (SS-221)
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1942-1942, TM-0000, USS O-4 (SS-65)
  1942-1943, TM-0000, USS Gurnard (SS-254)
  1943-1943, TM-0000, USS Barb (SS-220)
  1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Blackfish (SS-221)
  1944-1944, TM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1945, TM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Bismarck Archipelago Operation
  1945-1945 USS Barb (SS-220)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jul 04, 1942, Promoted to S2c
  Sep 01, 1943, Promoted to TM2
  Oct 05, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
WWII Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
  2018, WWII Memorial National Registry
  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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