Baker, Glen Otis, CGM

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Last Rank
Chief Gunner's Mate
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1942-1943, GM-0000, USS Runner (SS-275)
Service Years
1930 - 1943
GM-Gunner's Mate
Three Hash Marks

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Madison, IN
Last Address
San Diego, CA

Casualty Date
Jul 11, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

The USS (SS-275) Runner left on her patrol for the Kurile Islands on 27 May 1943, and was never heard from again. She may have struck an enemy mine or sunk as a result of an air/sea attack. Declared overdue and presumed lost, she was stricken from the Navy list on 30 October 1943. CGM Baker was listed as missing in action and later declared dead.

Service number: 2931570
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  1942-1942, GM-0000, Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA

GM-Gunner's Mate

From Month/Year
May / 1942

To Month/Year
July / 1942

Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA Unit Page

Gunner's Mate 1st Class

GM-0000-Gunner's Mate

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 Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA Details

Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
Renamed Norfolk Navy Yard in 1862

Garrison - Base Station


Parent Unit
Naval Yards


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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2018
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9 Members Also There at Same Time
Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA

Simon, Harry, PO1, (1938-1943) GM GM-00TM Petty Officer Second Class
Landres, Leo Allen, CPO, (1928-1943) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Short, William Edward, PO1, (1940-1945) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 1st Class
Fisher, Richard Kirk, PO1, (1940-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Ganley, John Francis, CPO, (1935-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Glazier, John Francis, PO2, (1941-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Lamothe, Joseph Norman, PO3, (1942-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
George, Harry Alexander, F1c, (1942-1944) F3c F3c-0000 Fireman 3rd Class
Niedwrski, Jacob, PO3, (1940-1943) F2c F2c-0000 Fireman 2nd Class

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