Gaughan, Edward Charles, MoMM2c

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
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)

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 Additional Information
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.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 5642315

Submarine war patrols:
USS Snapper (SS-185) - 7th
USS Gudgeon (SS-211) - 9th through 12th

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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  1943-1943, F2c-0000, USS Snapper (SS-185)

Fireman 2nd Class

From Month/Year
July / 1943

To Month/Year
August / 1943

Unit
USS Snapper (SS-185) Unit Page

Rank
Fireman 2nd Class

NEC
F2c-0000-Fireman 2nd Class

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Snapper (SS-185) Details

USS Snapper (SS-185)

Type
Sub-Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Submarines

Strength
Submarine

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jan 26, 2018
   
   
My Photos For This Duty Station
USS Snapper (SS-185)
12 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Snapper (SS-185)

Metzger, Lester Lavern, PO1, (1938-1944) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Hand, William Reeves, PO2, (1938-1943) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Garrett, Howard Owen, PO2, (1942-1944) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Salava, Frank, PO3, (1940-1943) FC FC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Abbott, Oscar Allen, PO3, (1942-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Christian, Richard Osborne, PO3, (1942-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Fullilove, Gordon Harvey, S1c, (1943-1944) SN SN-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Preston, Earl Walter, S1c, (1941-1945) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Brannum, Bill Clifton, PO3, (1940-1943) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman 1st Class
Browning, Ned Erskine, PO3, (1942-1945) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman 1st Class
Shults, Lynwood, PO2, (1942-1944) MM MM-0000 Fireman 1st Class
Mayfield, James Mosco, PO2, (1942-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class

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