Bigelow, Henry Forbes, Jr., ENS

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Last Rank
Ensign
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1944, USS Albacore (SS-218)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
Ensign
Ensign

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clinton, MA
Last Address
Clinton, MA

Casualty Date
Nov 07, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
North Village Cemetery - Lancaster, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(memorial marker)

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Last Known Activity

The USS Albacore (SS-218) 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. Ensign Bigelow was officially declared dead on December 13, 1945.
   
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