Dighton, Samuel Reed, Jr., LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 116X, USS Grunion (SS-216)
Service Years
1940 - 1942
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Sanford, Florida

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1942
Hostile, Died
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
USS Grunion (SS-216)
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Submarine Veterans of WW IIWorld War II FallenWW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Gold Star Family Registry
United States Navy Memorial
  1942, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  2013, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 Duty Stations
US NavyNAVSUBASE New London/GrotonNaval Submarine Support Facility (NSSF)USS Grunion (SS-216)
  1940-1940, OC, USS New York (BB-34)
  1941-1941, 117X, USS Mackerel (SS-204)
  1941-1941, 117X, NAVSUBFAC, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1941-1942, 117X, Naval Submarine Support Facility (NSSF)
  1942-1942, 116X, USS Grunion (SS-216)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1942-1942 World War II
  1942-1942 World War II
  1942-1942 World War II
  1942-1942 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
University of AlabamaNorthwestern University
  1935-1939, University of Alabama
  1940-1941, Northwestern University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
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