Landers, Charles Wilfred, MM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate/SS
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1940-1943, MM-0000, USS Triton (SS-201)
Service Years
1938 - 1943
MM-Machinists Mate
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Honesdale, PA
Last Address
Honesdale, PA

Casualty Date
Mar 15, 1943
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
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Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
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Award for Antisubmarine Warfare Excellence

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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. Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Landers was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 9 April 1944.

Service number: 2436244

Submarine war patrols: USS Triton (SS-201) - 1st through 6th

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