Blackmon, Edward Brown, CPhM

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Pharmacist's Mate
Primary Unit
1943-1944, PhM-0000, USS Albacore (SS-218)
Service Years
1936 - 1944
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
Two Hash Marks

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bay Minette
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Nov 07, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Location
Japan
Conflict
USS Albacore (SS-218)
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The Albacore began a patrol on October 24, 1944, and refueled at Midway Island on October 28th. There was no further contact with the boat after that date. Japanese records report a submarine exploding as the result of contact with a mine on November 7, 1944 and the Albacore was presumed lost on December 21st 1944. Chief Pharmacist's Mate was officially declared dead on December 13, 1945.
   
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Join Year
2018
   
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Association Type
Memorial

Website
http://www.navymemorial.org/
Contact Phone Number
202-737-2300

Contact Email
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Year Established
1977

Owner
Kiland, Taylor, LT, (1989-1994)
HQ Address
701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Last Updated: Apr 2, 2018
   
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