Simms, Jack, II, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1944 - 1945
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dallas, TX
Last Address
Dallas, TX

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Lieutenant Junior Grade Simms was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
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Service number: 340484
   
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