Gaughan, Edward Charles, MoMM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1943-1944, MO-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ashley, PA
Last Address
Los Angeles, CA

Casualty Date
Apr 18, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 3 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

The USS Gudgeon (S-211) left on her 12th patrol 4 April 1944, checked in at Johnson Island on 7 April and was never heard from again. Her loss is a mystery. On 7 June 1944, she was officially declared lost and presumed lost. Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class Gaughan was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 15 January 1946.
   
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Service number: 5642315

Submarine war patrols:
USS Snapper (SS-185) - 7th
USS Gudgeon (SS-211) - 9th through 12th

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