McCloskey, Thomas Daniel, RM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, RM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1941 - 1944
RM-Radioman

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia, PA
Last Address
Philadelphia, PA

Casualty Date
Oct 13, 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 Escolar 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 2nd Class McCloskey was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
   
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Service number: 2438811

Sub war patrols:
USS Plunger (SS-179): 1st through 7th

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