Marin, Roy Kenneth, MoMM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1945-1945, MO-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1941 - 1945
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Milwaukee, WI
Last Address
710 W Mineral St
Milwaukee, WI

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Arlington Park Cemetery - Greenfield, Wisconsin
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. Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class Marin was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.

Service number: 3006936

Submarine war patrols:
USS Plunger (SS-179) - 2nd through 6th
USS Porpoise (SS-172) - 5th and 6th
USS Bullhead (SS-332) - 1st through 3rd

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 - 7 Patrols

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Plunger (SS-179)USS Porpoise (SS-172)USS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1942-1942, AS-0000, USS Henderson (AP-1)
  1942-1943, S2c-0000, USS Plunger (SS-179)
  1943-1945, MO-0000, USS Porpoise (SS-172)
  1945-1945, MO-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Apr 30, 1942, Promoted to S2c
  Aug 01, 1943, Promoted to S1c
  Aug 14, 1943, Promoted to F2c
  Apr 01, 1944, Promoted to MoMM2
  Nov 16, 2018, General Photos
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
WWII Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  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
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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