Fisher, Richard Kirk, PO1

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1943-1943, MO-0000, USS Cisco (SS-290)
Service Years
1940 - 1943
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clarion, IA
Last Address
Compton, CA

Casualty Date
Sep 28, 1943
 
Cause
KIA-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)
Military Service Number
Not Specified

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Cisco (SS-290) began her first war patrol on 20 September 1943, and was never heard from after that. Japanese records indicate that a submarine was attacked and sunk on 28 September in the area where the USS Cisco was the only known American Submarine. She was presumed lost in action on that date. Motor Machinist's Mate, First Class Fisher was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 8 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 3111661

Submarine war patrols:
USS Gato (SS-212) - 1st through 3rd
USS Cisco (SS-290) - 1st

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  1940-1940, F1c-0000, USS Henderson (AP-1)

Fireman First Class

From Month/Year
July / 1940

To Month/Year
August / 1940

Unit
USS Henderson (AP-1) Unit Page

Rank
Fireman First Class

NEC
F1c-0000-Fireman 1st Class

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
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USS Henderson (AP-1)
Hull number AP-1

Type
Surface Vessels
 

Parent Unit
Surface Vessels

Strength
Auxiliary

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Aug 9, 2018
   
   
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USS Henderson (AP-1)
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