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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1940 - 1945
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Home State
Nebraska
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols


Cause
Hostile-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)
Aug 06, 1945
Service to 1945
USS Bullhead (SS-332)
USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Comments
Comments Pending
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
1944 - 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
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
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 Bullhead (SS-331)
Description
USS Bullhead (SS-332), a Balao-class submarine, was the very last US Navy ship sunk by enemy action during World War II, probably on the same day that the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. S... More
1945 - 1945
Groton, Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)
Groton, Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Comments
Comments Pending
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
1944 - 1944
USS Pogy (SS-266)
USS Pogy (SS-266)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Comments
Comments Pending
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
1943 - 1944
Navy Unit Commendation (NUC)
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff... 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 Plunger (SS-179)
USS Plunger (SS-179)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Comments
Comments Pending
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
1943 - 1943
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
1942 - 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
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
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
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
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
MM-Machinists Mate
1940 - 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
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
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
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Description
The attack on Pearl Harbor, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, the Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters,  and Operation Z during planning, was a surpri... More
1941 - 1941
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
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
1940
Service from 1940

 
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