Burns, Richard Brammall, CTM

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Last Rank
Chief Torpedoman
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1945, TM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1939 - 1945
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
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Home State
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Newport, RI
Last Address
New London, CT

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
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

USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Chief Torpedoman's Mate Burns was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
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Service number: 2125113
   
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  Promoted to TM1
   
Date
Apr 1, 1943

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Oct 6, 2018
   
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