Christian, William Omer, PO3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
FC-0000-Fire Controlman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fire Controlman
Primary Unit
1943-1943, FC-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
Service Years
1941 - 1943
FC-Fire Controlman

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ensley, AL
Last Address
Birmingham, AL

Casualty Date
Sep 17, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Elmwood Cemetery - Birmingham, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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Last Known Activity

USS Pompano (SS-181) left for her patrol on 20 August 1943, heading towards the Japanese coast. She was never heard from again and is presumed to have been lost to enemy mines. Fire Controlman, Third Class Christian was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 4 January 1946.

Service number: 6041001

Submarine war patrols:
USS Plunger (SS-179) - 1st through 6th
USS Pompano (SS-181) - 6th and 7th

THe information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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  1943-1943, FC-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)

FC-Fire Controlman

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USS Pompano (SS-181) Unit Page

Petty Officer Third Class

FC-0000-Fire Controlman

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 USS Pompano (SS-181) Details

USS Pompano (SS-181)
Hull number SS-181

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018
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USS Pompano (SS-181)
19 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Pompano (SS-181)

Thomas, Willis Manning, CDR, (1927-1943) OFF 112X Commander
Lassiter, John Henry, LT, (1940-1943) OFF 000X Lieutenant
McGrath, Thomas Patrick, LCDR, (1936-1943) OFF 000X Lieutenant
Chandler, Charles Richardson, CAPT, (1939-1969) OFF 112X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Allen, Don Earl, PO1, (1939-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Hanson, John Walter, PO1, (1940-1943) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Johnigan, Otis Peyton, PO1, (1939-1943) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Kipp, Charles, CPO, (1939-1965) GM GMG-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Gipson, Veldean, PO2, (1940-1943) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Reed, Giles Russell, PO2, (1939-1943) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Moitz, Arthur Martin, PO3, (1942-1943) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 3rd Class
Gaffney, George Albert, PO3, (1942-1943) SM SM-0000 Signalman 3rd Class
Hastings, William Wilson, PO3, (1942-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Masucci, Donald Paul, PO3, (1942-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Rice, Robert Leo, PO3, (1941-1943) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Rokosz, Stanley Frank, PO3, (1942-1943) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Leonard, Wesley Lewis, StM1c, (1941-1943) SD SD-0000 Steward's Mate First Class
Revotskie, Peter, F1c, (1942-1943) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman First Class
Connole, David Rickart, CDR, (1932-1945) OFF Lieutenant Commander

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