Dougherty, Charles William, SC1c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
SC-0000-Ships Cook/Ships Baker
Last Rating/NEC Group
Ships Cook/Ships Baker
Primary Unit
1945-1945, SC-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
SC-Ships Cook/Baker

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Plainfield, NJ
Last Address
Raritan, NJ

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. Ship's Cook First Class Dougherty was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 6473716

Submarine war patrols:
USS Barb (SS-220) - 6th through 9th
USS Bullhead (SS-332) - 1st through 3rd

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (Newport, RI)
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Barb (SS-220)USS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1942-1943, SC-0000, USS O-6 (SS-67)
  1943-1944, SC-0000, USS Barb (SS-220)
  1945-1945, SC-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Caroline Islands Operation
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Sep 01, 1942, Promoted to S2c
  Jan 01, 1943, Promoted to SC3
  Mar 01, 1944, Promoted to SC2
  Oct 26, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
  2018, WW II 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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