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Sheila Rae Myers, HM3
Gaughan, Edward Charles, MoMM2c.
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Home Town Ashley, PA
Last Address Los Angeles, CA
Casualty Date Apr 18, 1944
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/Plot Coordinates Court 3 (cenotaph)
Last Known Activity
The USS Gudgeon (S-211) left on her 12th patrol 4 April 1944, checked in at Johnson Island on 7 April and was never heard from again. Her loss is a mystery. On 7 June 1944, she was officially declared lost and presumed lost. Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class Gaughan was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 15 January 1946.
Service number: 5642315
Submarine war patrols:
USS Snapper (SS-185) - 7th
USS Gudgeon (SS-211) - 9th through 12th
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