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Sheila Rae Myers, HM3
Lyons, William Clarence, Jr., MoMM2c.
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Home Town Brookline, MA
Last Address Philadelphia, PA
Casualty Date Oct 17, 1944
Cause Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason Other Explosive Device
Conflict World War II
Location of Interment Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates (cenotaph)
Last Known Activity
The USS Escolar (SS-294) 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. Motor Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Lyons was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
Service number: 2441343
Submarine war patrols: USS Escolar (SS-294) - 1st
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