O'Sullivan, Cornelius Dion, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1943, USS Triton (SS-201)
Service Years
1938 - 1943
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Francisco, CA
Last Address
945 Green St
San Francisco, CA

Casualty Date
Mar 15, 1943
 
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

USS Triton (SS-201) began her final war patrol on 16 February 1943. After a series of Successful attacks early in March, she reported attacking a convoy on 15 March and was being depth charged. This was the last communication from the Triton. Post- war examination of Japanese records indicates that they had sunk a submarine slightly northwest of Triton's reported position. Lieutenant Junior Grade O'Sullivan was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 9 April 1944.
   
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Service number: 111650
   
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  Commissioned as Ensign
   
Date
Dec 19, 1941

Last Updated:
Dec 29, 2018
   
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