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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Service Years
1936 - 1945
Home State
Indiana
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 5 Patrols


Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)
Mar 28, 1945
Service to 1945
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 12th War Patrol
Description
She is ordered to patrol off the Ryukyu Islands.
Memories
Twelfth patrol: March 1945
Trigger (with new skipper Commander David R. Connole) stood out to sea on
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1945 - 1945
USS Trigger (SS-237)
USS Trigger (SS-237)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1944 - 1945
USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 11th War Patrol
Description
She is ordered to patrol off the Bungo Strait
Memories
Eleventh patrol: December 1944?February 1945
On 28 December 1944, Trigger headed for the Bungo Suido-
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1944 - 1945
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 8th War Patrol
Description
Ordered to patrol in the Mariana / Caroline Islands area.
Memories
Eighth patrol: January?February 1944
Trigger stood out to sea on New Year's Day 1944 to begin her eig
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1944 - 1944
USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 9th War Patrol
Description
She was ordered to patrol off Palau
Memories
Ninth patrol: March?May 1944
On 23 March, Trigger (now in the able hands of Commander Frederick J. "F
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1944 - 1944
USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 10th War Patrol
Description
She was ordered to patrol east of Formosa
Memories
Tenth patrol: September?November 1944
On 24 September, Trigger got underway to take station off the e
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1944 - 1944
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Star in Lieu of the following Clasps
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
Service from 1936

 
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