Christian, William Omer, PO3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
FC-0000-Fire Controlman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fire Controlman
Primary Unit
1943-1943, FC-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
Service Years
1941 - 1943
FC-Fire Controlman

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ensley, AL
Last Address
Birmingham, AL

Casualty Date
Sep 17, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Elmwood Cemetery - Birmingham, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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Last Known Activity

USS Pompano (SS-181) left for her patrol on 20 August 1943, heading towards the Japanese coast. She was never heard from again and is presumed to have been lost to enemy mines. Fire Controlman, Third Class Christian was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 4 January 1946.
   
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Service number: 6041001

Submarine war patrols:
USS Plunger (SS-179) - 1st through 6th
USS Pompano (SS-181) - 6th and 7th

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