Siefken, Dale Marten, FC2c

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Last Rank
Fire Controlman 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
FC-0000-Fire Controlman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Fire Controlman
Primary Unit
1944-1945, FC-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
FC-Fire Controlman

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Rockford, IA
Last Address
Rockford, IA

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Riverside Cemetery - Rockford, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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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. Fire Controlman Second Class Siefken was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
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Service number: 7029524

Submarine war patrols: USS Bullhead (SS-332) - 1st through 3rd

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