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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Signalman 3rd Class
Service Years
1940 - 1942
NEC
SM-0000-Signalman
Home State
Indiana
SM-Signalman
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge


Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)
Jul 30, 1942
Service to 1942
USS Grunion (SS-216)
USS Grunion (SS-216)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
SM-0000-Signalman
Comments
Comments Pending
SM-Signalman
1942 - 1942
USS 0-8 (SS-69)
USS 0-8 (SS-69)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
SM-0000-Signalman
Comments
Comments Pending
SM-Signalman
1941 - 1942
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
1942
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
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
1942
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1942
USS Grunion (SS-216)
Description
USS Grunion (SS-216) was a Gato-class submarine that was sunk at Kiska, Alaska, during World War II. She was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the grunion, a small fish of the si... More
1942 - 1942
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Seaman Second Class
NEC
S2c-0000-Seaman 2nd Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1941
American Defense Service Medal
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
1941
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
Service from 1940

 
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