Bonk, Benjamin Wallace, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1944-1944, S1c-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Camden, NJ
Last Address
5059 Russell Ave
Pennsauken, NJ

Casualty Date
Oct 17, 1944
 
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

The USS Escolar (SS-294) set out on her first war patrol on 18 September 1944. On 30 September she reported attacking a small surface ship. Her last communication was on 17 October 1944. There are no records to indicate she was attacked and it has been presumed that she struck a mine and sunk. Seaman 1st Class Bonk was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
   
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Service number: 8264807
 
   
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  1944-1944, S2c-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton

Seaman Second Class

From Month/Year
February / 1944

To Month/Year
June / 1944

Unit
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton Unit Page

Rank
Seaman Second Class

NEC
S2c-0000-Seaman 2nd Class

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 NAVSUBASE New London/Groton Details

NAVSUBASE New London/Groton

Type
Garrison - Base Station

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
NAVSUBASE

Strength
Installation

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2018
   
   
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NAVSUBASE New London/Groton

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Burns, Richard Brammall, CPO, (1939-1945) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 1st Class
Carleton, William Ernest, PO1, (1940-1945) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Cusic, Arthur John, PO1, (1940-1945) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Dube, Normand, PO1, (1943-1970) CS CS-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Babig, Joseph William, PO1, (1942-1944) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Buczek, Kadzmir Joseph, PO2, (1942-1945) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Ireland, William, PO2, (1941-1945) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Aiple, Alfred, PO2, (1943-1945) QM QM-0000 Quartermaster 2nd Class
Boucher, Ralph Irving, PO1, (1941-1945) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Davidson, Jerry Kenneth, PO2, (1941-1945) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Day, Charles Jack, PO2, (1942-1945) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Krecker, Sterling Schlicter, PO2, (1941-1944) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Lyons, William Clarence, PO2, (1942-1944) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Mannas, Oscar Victor, PO2, (1942-1945) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Patterson, Robert Spencer, PO2, (1942-1945) SO SO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Patterson, Robert Spencer, PO2, (1942-1945) SO SO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Roberts, John Alfred, PO1, (1942-1945) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hancock, John Lincoln, PO2, (1942-1945) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 2nd Class
Hawkins, William Paul, PO2, (1942-1945) BM BM-0000 Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class
Markham, Jack Phillip, PO3, (1939-1945) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 3rd Class
Bertram, Walter Eugene, PO2, (1942-1945) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Bertram, Walter Eugene, PO2, (1942-1945) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Brume, Ralph Murray, PO2, (1943-1945) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Consiglio, Frederick Franklin, PO2, (1941-1947) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Fritz, Fred Christian, PO2, (1943-1945) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Fritz, Fred Christian, PO2, (1943-1945) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Jenkins, Lester Lee, PO2, (1942-1945) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Johnson, James Gordon, PO3, (1942-1944) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Piatt, Carl Wayne, PO3, (1943-1945) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Stifter, Frank Thomas, PO2, (1943-1945) RT RT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Tate, Floyd, PO2, (1943-1945) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
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Anderson, Harold Andrew, PO2, (1943-1945) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Benner, James Donald, S1c, (1944-1945) TM TM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Fahey, James Roque, PO3, (1943-1945) RM RM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
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Foust, Kenneth Earl, PO3, (1943-1945) QM QM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
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Gay, Charles William, PO3, (1943-1945) EM EM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Gilheany, Joseph Patrick, PO3, (1943-1945) RM RM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Gilheany, Joseph Patrick, PO3, (1943-1945) RM RM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Hess, Richard Donald, S1c, (1943-1945) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Huisman, LaVerne Walter, S1c, (1943-1945) TM TM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
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Muntz, Robert William, PO3, (1943-1944) YN YN-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Overbeek, Paul Frederick, S1c, (1943-1945) TM TM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Overbeek, Paul Frederick, S1c, (1943-1945) TM TM-0000 Seaman 1st Class
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