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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Service Years
1927 - 1943
Home State
South Carolina
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
Submarine Officer Badge
Command at Sea
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols


Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
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)
Apr 03, 1943
Service to 1943
USS Pickerel (SS-177)
USS Pickerel (SS-177)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1941 - 1943
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
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
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
1943
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
1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Posthumous
1943
USS Pickerell (SS-177)
Description
USS Pickerel (SS-177), a Porpoise-class submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the pickerel, a young or small pike.

Her keel was laid on 25 March 1935 by the Electric
... More
1943 - 1943
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
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
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
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
COMSUBPAC/COMSUBRON 5
COMSUBPAC/COMSUBRON 5
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1940 - 1941
16th Naval District
16th Naval District
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1940 - 1940
Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)/Groton
Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)/Groton
Rank
Lieutenant
Location
Groton - Connecticut
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1938 - 1940
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
USS S-46 (SS-157)
USS S-46 (SS-157)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1936 - 1938
USS S-47 (SS-158)
USS S-47 (SS-158)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1936 - 1936
USS S-12 (SS-117)
USS S-12 (SS-117)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1935 - 1936
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1935 - 1935
USS Louisville (CA-28)
USS Louisville (CA-28)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1934 - 1935
Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1933 - 1934
USS Louisville (CA-28)
USS Louisville (CA-28)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1932 - 1933
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1932 - 1932
USS Texas (BB-35)
USS Texas (BB-35)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1931 - 1932
NAS Hampton Roads/Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads
NAS Hampton Roads/Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1931 - 1931
Service from 1927

 
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