Lewis, Marion Arthur, GMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1945-1945, GM-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
Service Years
1934 - 1945
GM-Gunner's Mate
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
East Aurora, NY
Last Address
East Aurora, NY

Casualty Date
Jun 18, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Sea of Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Chestnut Hill Cemetery - Portville, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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Last Known Activity

USS Bonefish (SS-223) was on a war patrol in the Sea of Japan with two other submarines. Her last communication was during a rendezvous on June 18th. Captured Japanese records indicate that a Japanese vessel was sunk on June 19th and that during an intense counterattack a submarine was sunk with all hands. It is presumed that this was the Bonefish. Chief Gunners Mate Lewis was officially declared dead 15 July 1946.
   
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Service number: 2340944  
   
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  1943-1943, GM-0000, USS Tuna (SS-203)

GM-Gunner's Mate

From Month/Year
March / 1943

To Month/Year
September / 1943

Unit
USS Tuna (SS-203) Unit Page

Rank
Chief Gunner's Mate

NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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USS Tuna (SS-203)
Hull number SS-203

Type
Sub-Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Submarines

Strength
Submarine

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

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17 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Tuna (SS-203)

Paquet, Freeman, PO1, (1937-1944) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 1st Class
Blakely, Edward Noe, CDR, (1934-1944) OFF 112X Lieutenant Commander
Huff, John Kirkman, CPO, (1936-1944) TM TM-0000 Chief Torpedoman
Smith, Arthur Leroy, CPO, (1935-1944) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Ehlerding, Jack Gifford, PO1, (1941-1944) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Fuller, Grant Moses, CPO, (1941-1945) 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
McBride, Roy Julian, PO2, (1940-1945) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Bennett, Thomas Walker, PO3, (1941-1944) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Durham, James, PO3, (1943-1946) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
McDuffie, William Bayne, PO3, (1943-1944) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Howell, James Larkin, S1c, (1941-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman First Class
Enos, Ermand Richard, F1c, (1942-1945) F2c F2c-0000 Fireman Second Class
Hill, Claude Julian, LT, (1941-1944) OFF Lieutenant
Schottler, George Henry, LT, (1940-1943) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Ewell, John Edward, S2c, (1943-1944) StM Steward's Mate Second Class

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