Markle, John Emery, EM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1945-1945, EM-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Danville, IL
Last Address
Peoria, IL

Casualty Date
Jun 18, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Cottonwood Cemetery - Edwards, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Bonefish (SS-223) was on a war patrol in the Sea of Japan with two other submarines. Her last communication was during a rendezvous on June 18th. Captured Japanese records indicate that a Japanese vessel was sunk on June 19th and that during an intense counterattack a submarine was sunk with all hands. It is presumed that this was the Bonefish. Electricians Mate Second Class Markle was officially declared dead 15 July 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 7550203

Submarine war patrols:
USS Puffer (SS-268)
USS Bonefish (SS-223)

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 2 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Puffer (SS-268)USS Apollo (AS-25)USS Bonefish (SS-223)
  1944-1945, EM-0000, USS Puffer (SS-268)
  1945-1945, EM-0000, USS Apollo (AS-25)
  1945-1945, EM-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 USS BONEFISH (SS-223) 8th War Patrol
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 29, 1945, Illinois Missing1
  Dec 15, 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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