Lyons, William Clarence, Jr., 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
1944-1944, MO-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Brookline, MA
Last Address
Philadelphia, PA

Casualty Date
Oct 17, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific
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. Motor Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Lyons was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
   
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Service number: 2441343

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

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  Promoted to F1c
   
Date
Mar 1, 1943

Last Updated:
Feb 22, 2018
   
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