Markham, Jack Phillip, TM3c

Fallen
 
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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
1944-1945, TM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1939 - 1945
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hornell, NY
Last Address
Hornell, 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. Torpedoman's Mate Third Class Markham was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2342098

Submarine war patrols:
USS Tautog (SS-199) - 1st through 5th
USS Bluefish (SS-222) - 2nd through 4th
USS Puffer (SS-268) - 4th and 5th
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 - 7 Patrols

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1939, Recruit Training (Newport, RI)
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Tautog (SS-199)USS Pelias (AS-14)USS Bluefish (SS-222)
USS Bowfin (SS-287)USS Puffer (SS-268)NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1940-1940, S2c-0000, USS Tarbell (DD-142)
  1940-1941, S2c-0000, USS R-4 (SS-81)
  1941-1943, S1c-0000, USS Tautog (SS-199)
  1943-1943, S1c-0000, Submarine Division 62
  1943-1943, S1c-0000, USS Pelias (AS-14)
  1943-1943, S1c-0000, USS Bluefish (SS-222)
  1943-1944, TM-0000, USS Bowfin (SS-287)
  1944-1944, TM-0000, USS Puffer (SS-268)
  1944-1944, TM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1945, TM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 18, 1940, Promoted to S2c
  May 01, 1941, Promoted to S1c
  Feb 01, 1944, Promoted to TM3
  Nov 18, 2018, General Photos1
 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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