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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1940 - 1943
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Home State
Iowa
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols


Cause
KIA-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall Coordinates
(cenotaph)
Sep 28, 1943
Service to 1943
USS Cisco (SS-290)
USS Cisco (SS-290)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Comments
Comments Pending
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
1943 - 1943
Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Comments
Comments Pending
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
1942 - 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
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
1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1943
USS Cisco (SS-290)
Description
Departs on patrol presumed lost at sea. Japanese Records indicate the submarine was attacked by Type 97 "Kate" attack bombers of the 954 Naval Air Squadron and the riverboat Karatsu (originally a U.S... More
1943 - 1943
SUBBASE Midway
SUBBASE Midway
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Comments
Comments Pending
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
1942 - 1942
USS Gato (SS-212)
USS Gato (SS-212)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Comments
Comments Pending
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
1941 - 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
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
Battle of Midway
Description
The Battle of Midway in the Pacific Theater of Operations was one of the most important naval battles of World War II. Between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, ... More
1942 - 1942
USS S-45 (SS-156)
USS S-45 (SS-156)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1941 - 1941
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1941 - 1941
USS S-17 (SS-122)
USS S-17 (SS-122)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1941 - 1941
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
1941
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Fireman First Class
NEC
F1c-0000-Fireman 1st Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1941
USS Henderson (AP-1)
USS Henderson (AP-1)
Rank
Fireman First Class
NEC
F1c-0000-Fireman 1st Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1940
USS Chester (CA-27)
USS Chester (CA-27)
Rank
Fireman First Class
NEC
F1c-0000-Fireman 1st Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1940
Service from 1940

 
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