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Sheila Rae Myers, HM3
Christian, William Omer, PO3.
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Home Town Ensley, AL
Last Address Birmingham, AL
Casualty Date Sep 17, 1943
Cause Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason Other Explosive Device
Location Pacific Ocean
Conflict World War II
Location of Interment Elmwood Cemetery - Birmingham, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates (memorial marker)
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
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