McDonough, G. W., RM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1943-1945, RM-0000, USS Trigger (SS-237)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Bersley H. Thomas, Jr. (Tom), SMCS to remember McDonough, G. W., RM1c.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Petit Jean Township, LA
Last Address
Oklahoma City, OK

Casualty Date
Mar 28, 1945
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
South China Sea
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 1 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

USS Trigger (SS-237) began her 12th war patrol 11 March 1945. She made attacks on the 18th and the 20th. On 26 March she was ordered to join a "wolf pack" to attack Japanese shipping. She radioed a weather report that day and was never heard from again. She may have fallen victim to a Japanese air and ship attack, but her fate is unknown. Radioman 1st Class McDonough was listed as missing in action and later declared dead 21 April 1946.

Service number: 6804914

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I'm Free posted by Isaacs, Larry, SgtMaj USMC(Ret)
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  1943-1943, RM-0000, USS Runner (SS-275)


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July / 1943

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August / 1943

USS Runner (SS-275) Unit Page

Petty Officer Third Class


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 USS Runner (SS-275) Details

USS Runner (SS-275)
Hull number SS-275

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2018
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USS Runner (SS-275)

Bourland, Joseph Hunt, LCDR, (1933-1943) OFF 112X Lieutenant Commander
Fenno, Frank, RDML OFF 112X Lieutenant Commander
Yoho, Jud Francis, LCDR, (1931-1943) OFF 112X Lieutenant Commander
Pace, Delmont Norman, CPO, (1934-1943) TM TM-0000 Chief Torpedoman
Gardner, Roger Lee, CPO, (1930-1943) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Gregg, Ira Noble, CPO, (1923-1943) EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Martin, Charles Merril, CPO, (1935-1943) EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Baker, Glen Otis, CPO, (1930-1943) GM GM-0000 Chief Gunner's Mate
Bobba, Primo Luigi, PO1, (1934-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Foltz, Erna Maurice, PO1, (1930-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
King, Homer Lymon, PO1, (1939-1943) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Kloster, George Milton Howard, PO1, (1937-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Shelton, Albert Gerald, PO1, (1937-1943) PhM PhM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Dunlap, James Thomas, PO1, (1941-1944) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
O'Meara, William Alexander, PO2, (1940-1943) FC FC-0000 Fire Controlman 2nd Class
Galligani, Orlando Joseph, PO3, (1942-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Johnson, Burton Paul, PO2, (1942-1944) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Niedwrski, Jacob, PO3, (1940-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hunter, Dallas William, S1c, (1942-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman First Class
Brannam, Allan Rose, PO2, (1942-1944) MO MO-0000 Fireman First Class
Harrell, James Kenneth, PO3, (1943-1944) QM QM-0000 Hospital Apprentice Second Class
Fenno, Jr, Frank, RADM, (1925-Present) Commander
Leary, Charles Edward, LT, (1940-1943) OFF Lieutenant
Schottler, George Henry, LT, (1940-1943) OFF Lieutenant
Anderson, Lawrence DeForest, LTJG, (1942-1943) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Gluski, Hubert Eugene, LTJG, (1942-1943) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade

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