Siefken, Dale Marten, FC2c

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Last Rank
Fire Controlman 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
FC-0000-Fire Controlman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fire Controlman
Primary Unit
1944-1945, FC-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
FC-Fire Controlman

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Rockford, IA
Last Address
Rockford, IA

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Riverside Cemetery - Rockford, Iowa
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. Fire Controlman Second Class Siefken was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 7029524

Submarine war patrols: 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 - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1944-1944, FC-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1945, FC-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  WWII Service Compensation1
  Jun 01, 1945, Promoted to FC2
  Sep 22, 1945, Iowans Listed as Casulaties1
  Dec 01, 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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