Adler, Victor Leroy, F2c

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Last Rank
Fireman 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
F2c-0000-Fireman 2nd Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fireman Second Class
Primary Unit
1944-1944, F2c-0000, USS Monaghan (DD-354)
Service Years
1944 - 1944
Fireman 2nd Class

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Newark, NJ
Last Address
48 N Carroll St
Reading, PA

Casualty Date
Dec 18, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
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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  1944-1944, F2c-0000, USS Monaghan (DD-354)
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  WWII draft card
  Jun 26, 1945, Jewish Serviceman Card1
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Last Known Activity

After training off California and Hawaii, USS Monaghan (DD-354) sailed for Ulithi 11 November 1944. There she joined the escort for three fleet oilers bound for a rendezvous 17 December with TF 38, whose planes had been striking central Luzon in support of the Mindoro invasion. The ship was expecting to refuel and probably had reduced its ballast in order to take on fuel. Typhoon "Cobra" hit before the Monaghan was ready to ride it out. Typhoon Cobra claimed 790 lives in the 3rd Fleet, and sank Spence, Hull, and Monaghan. Six men survived the Monaghan sinking, reportedly rescued by Brown and/or Tabberer. After drifting on a raft three days, the men reported that Monaghan took roll after roll to starboard, finally going over.

F2c Adler was listed as missing in action and later declared dead.
   
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Service number: 9230205

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The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2019, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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