Allen, Daniel Emery, SM3c

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Last Rank
Signalman 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
SM-0000-Signalman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Signalman
Primary Unit
1942-1942, SM-0000, USS Grunion (SS-216)
Service Years
1940 - 1942
SM-Signalman

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Salem, IN
Last Address
Salem, IN

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
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 USS Grunion was reported lost on August 16, 1942, after it fired on an enemy destroyer, sank three destroyer-type vessels and attacked enemy ships during its first war patrol, the US Navy said. It still exact mystery of what happen, but something happen that caused the sub to go below crush depht and implode as discoverd in August of 2006 when the sub was discoved in a search for it. 
   
Comments/Citation
Navy Commendation Citation 
Letter of For meritorious conduct as a member of the crew of the U.S.S. GRUNION which destroyed three enemy destroyers while engaged in a war patrol in enemy controlled waters. Despite severe and persistent anti-submarine measures resulting from these three successful attacks, the GRUNION was brought safely through the counter attacks and continued an aggressive war patrol. As a member of the crew of the GRUNION, your performance of duty was an important and material contribution to the prosecution of this war. 
   
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 2018, United States Navy Memorial
 
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Not Specified

Join Year
2018
   
Crest
Association Type
Memorial

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

Contact Email
Not Specified
Year Established
1977

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

Last Updated: Oct 14, 2018
   
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