McCloskey, Thomas Daniel, RM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, RM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1941 - 1944
RM-Radioman

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
Philadelphia, PA

Casualty Date
Oct 13, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

The Escolar set out on her first war patrol on 18 September 1944. On 30 September she reported attacking a small surface ship. Her last communication was on 17 October 1944. There are no records to indicate she was attacked and it has been presumed that she struck a mine and sunk. Radioman 2nd Class McCloskey was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2438811

Sub war patrols:
USS Plunger (SS-179): 1st through 7th

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  1943-1944, RM-0000, PSD Philadelphia, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA

RM-Radioman

From Month/Year
November / 1943

To Month/Year
June / 1944

Unit
PSD Philadelphia Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class

NEC
RM-0000-Radioman

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 PSD Philadelphia, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA Details

PSD Philadelphia, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA

Type
Garrison - Support/ Material

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA

Strength
Detachment

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Nov 8, 2017
   
   
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9 Members Also There at Same Time
PSD Philadelphia

Pennington, Beryl Loyd, CPO, (1931-1944) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Hahn, Fred Leroy, PO3, (1943-1944) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA

Kenney, James, CPO, (1942-1963) HT HT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Morgan, Sr., William, SN, (1917-1919) [Other Service Rank]
Draemel, Milo Frederick, RADM, (1906-1946) Rear Admiral Upper Half
Kinney, Sheldon, RADM, (1935-1972) Ensign
Singletary, McArthur, CWO2, (1937-1958) Chief Petty Officer
Johnson, Arthur Henry, PO3, (1942-1945) Seaman Second Class
Meudt, Richard (Dick), PO1, (1942-1973) Seaman Apprentice

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