McDonough, G. W., RM1c

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

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Petit Jean Township, LA
Last Address
Oklahoma City, OK

Casualty Date
Mar 28, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
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.
   
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Service number: 6804914
   

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I'm Free posted by Isaacs, Larry, SgtMaj USMC(Ret)
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USS TRIGGER (SS-237) 10th War Patrol
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
She was ordered to patrol east of Formosa
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Dec 2, 2018
   
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