Anders, Donald William, RM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, RM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
RM-Radioman

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Baltimore, MD
Last Address
1331 Pentwood Rd
Baltimore, MD

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 - Taguig City, 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. Radioman 3rd Class Anders was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
   
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Service number: 8264807

Submarine war patrols: USS Escolar (SS-294) - 1st

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USS ESCOLAR (SS-294) 1st War Patrol
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
Lost on this patrol. Had Escolar ended her patrol on the scheduled date, she would have arrived at Midway Island about 13 November 1944. Last communication from ESCOLAR was October 17
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Jul 1, 2016
   
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