Grooms, Bert Joe, PhM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Pharmacist's Mate
Primary Unit
1942-1943, PhM-0000, USS Triton (SS-201)
Service Years
1938 - 1943
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clanton, AL
Last Address
3000-B Patterson Ave
Richmond, VA

Casualty Date
Mar 15, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

USS Triton (SS-201) began her final war patrol on 16 February 1943. After a series of Successful attacks early in March, she reported attacking a convoy on 15 March and was being depth charged. This was the last communication from the Triton. Post- war examination of Japanese records indicates that they had sunk a submarine slightly northwest of Triton's reported position. Pharmacist's Mate 1st Class Grooms was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 9 April 1944.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2721850

Submarine war patrols:
USS Plunger (SS-179) - 1st
USS Triton (SS-201) - 4th through 6th

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  1942-1943, PhM-0000, USS Triton (SS-201)

PhM-Pharmacist's Mate

From Month/Year
June / 1942

To Month/Year
March / 1943

Unit
USS Triton (SS-201) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer First Class

NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Triton (SS-201) Details

USS Triton (SS-201)
Hull number SS-201

Type
Sub-Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Sunk

Parent Unit
Submarines

Strength
Submarine

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018
   
   
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USS Triton (SS-201)
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USS Triton (SS-201)

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Ballou, William Edward, CPO, (1929-1943) EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Barton, Edward John, CPO, (1925-1943) TM TM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Cotton, Clarence, CPO, (1920-1943) SD SD-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Hall, Donovan Gilbert, CPO, (1921-1943) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Severance, Edwin St. John, CPO, (1936-1943) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Stanford, William Wilson, CPO, (1930-1944) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Goodhue, Theodore Lester, CPO, (1938-1945) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 1st Class
McKenzie, Lloyd Charles, PO1, (1934-1943) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 1st Class
Richardson, James Woodrow, CPO, (1936-1944) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 1st Class
Hall, Odell, PO1, (1937-1944) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Klekotka, Alexander John, PO1, (1936-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Klimosewski, John Paul, PO1, (1938-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Koster, Nicholas Leo, CPO, (1935-1944) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Thompson, Thomas Charles, PO1, (1936-1943) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Ward, William Allen, PO1, (1936-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Browning, James Auswell, PO1, (1941-1945) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Forbes, David Allen, PO2, (1942-1945) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Goodnight, Jerry Calvert, PO1, (1940-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
King, Homer Lymon, PO1, (1939-1943) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Quesenberry, Merlin Justice, PO1, (1938-1943) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Remaley, William Daniel, PO1, (1941-1944) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Visnich, George, PO2, (1936-1943) SM SM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Clark, Ben Robert, PO1, (1939-1943) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 2nd Class
Dabney, John Davis, PO3, (1940-1943) Ck SC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Landers, Charles Wilfred, PO3, (1938-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Minton, Joseph, LT, (1941-1964) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Festin, Stanley, PO3, (1940-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Hale, Donald Eugene, S1c, (1942-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Harper, Joseph Kirby, PO2, (1942-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Howell, James Larkin, S1c, (1941-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Oeldemann, Henry Carl, F1c, (1942-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Waller, John Joseph, PO2, (1938-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Finney, Wilson Owen, PO2, (1941-1944) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman 1st Class
Kaiser, Robert Wellington, PO2, (1940-1944) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman 1st Class
Abbott, Roy Emerson, F2c, (1943-1944) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Browning, James Auswell, PO1, (1941-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Clark, Curtis Devault, F2c, (1941-1943) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Mollohan, George, PO2, (1941-1944) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Fuller, Grant Moses, CPO, (1941-1945) F3c F3c-0000 Fireman 3rd Class
Hughart, Robert Edwin, PO2, (1941-1944) F3c F3c-0000 Fireman 3rd Class
Hughart, Robert Edwin, PO2, (1941-1944) F3c F3c-0000 Fireman 3rd Class
Sullivan, Owen Joseph, PO1, (1941-1944) F3c F3c-0000 Fireman 3rd Class
Peeler, Willie Lee, F2c, (1942-1943) F2c F2c-0000 Fireman 2nd Class
Kirkpatrick, Charles, RDML, (1926-1964) Lieutenant Commander
Lent, Willis (Pilly), RADM, (1925-1955) Lieutenant Commander
Hollingsworth, John Christie, CDR, (1931-1944) Lieutenant
Parks, Edward Schley, LT, (1940-1943) OFF Lieutenant
Sorensen, Vernon Frederick, LT, (1940-1943) OFF Lieutenant
O'Sullivan, Cornelius Dion, LTJG, (1938-1943) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Van Roosen, Hugh Collett, LTJG, (1938-1943) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Mabuti, Santiago Pablo, PO2, (1942-1943) Ck Petty Officer Third Class
Videkovich, William, PO2, (1942-1945) MO Fireman 1st Class
Sawerbrey, Alexander Smith, S1c, (1942-1943) Seaman Second Class
Mackenzie, George Kenneth, LCDR, (1932-1943) Lieutenant Commander
Crutchfield, Jack Randolph, LT, (1937-1943) Lieutenant
Eichmann, John Holbrook, LT, (1935-1943) Lieutenant

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