Adams, Thomas Bryant, Jr., Y3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
YN-0000-Yeoman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Yeoman
Primary Unit
1944-1945, YN-0000, USS Bonefish (SS-223)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
YN-Yeoman

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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Willacoochee, GA
Last Address
Ellenton, GA

Casualty Date
Jun 18, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Sea of Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery - Norman Park, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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Last Known Activity

USS Bonefish (SS-223) was on a war patrol in the Sea of Japan with two other submarines. Her last communication was during a rendezvous on June 18th. Captured Japanese records indicate that a Japanese vessel was sunk on June 19th and that during an intense counterattack a submarine was sunk with all hands. It is presumed that this was the Bonefish. Yeoman Third Class Adams was officially declared dead 15 July 1946.
   
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Service number: 5560113

Submarine war patrols:
USS Silversides (SS-236) - 5th
USS Bonefish (SS-223) - 7th and 8th

Although the gravemarker has YN3 Adams' birth year as 1924, all other records have the year as 1923.
   
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