Ankeny, William, QM3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1944-1944, QM-0000, USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
Service Years
1940 - 1944

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Akron, OH
Last Address
Lakemore, OH

Casualty Date
Apr 18, 1944
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

The USS Gudgeon (SS-211) left on her 12th patrol 4 April 1944, checked in at Johnson Island on 7 April and was never heard from again. Her loss is a mystery. On 7 June 1944, she was officially declared lost and presumed lost. Quartermaster Third Class Ankeny was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 15 January 1946.
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  1940, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)

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Start Date 
Dec, 1940

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Anderson, Arnold Leo, S1c, (1940-1941) Dec, 1940
Barlow, Woods Richardson, S1c, (1940-1942) Dec, 1940
Bennett, Robert James, F3c, (1940-1941) Dec, 1940
Blaylock, Clarence Arvin, F3c, (1940-1941) Dec, 1940
Chrisman, Rodger, PO1, (1940-1961) Dec, 1940
Flinn, Daniel, PO1, (1940-1945) 0001 Dec, 1940
Fuller, Charles, PO2, (1940-1960) 0001 Dec, 1940
Gipson, Veldean, PO2, (1940-1943) Dec, 1940
Jordan, Robert, PO1, (1940-1960) 134 Dec, 1940
KRATZMIER, AUGUST, CPO, (1940-1960) 134 Dec, 1940
McGuckin, Edward Lawrence, S1c, (1940-1941) Dec, 1940
Minshall, Walter, PO1, (1940-1947) Dec, 1940
Woods, Don Otis, HA1c, (1940-1942) 0001 Dec, 1940
Akerman, Phillip Andrew, S1c, (1941-1944) Jan, 1941
Aquila, Francis, PO3, (1942-1946) Jan, 1941
Auld, John Cuthbert, S2c, (1940-1941) Nov, 1940
Austin, Ellis Ernest, CDR, (1941-1966) Jan, 1941
Barber, Leroy Kenneth, F1c, (1940-1941) Nov, 1940
Barber, Malcolm John, F1c, (1940-1941) Nov, 1940
Baum, Earl Paul, S1c, (1940-1941) Nov, 1940
Becker, Wesley Paulson, S1c, (1941-1941) Jan, 1941
Bergfeld, William Vincent, PO1, (1941-1944) Jan, 1941
Berry, Gordon Eugene, F2c, (1940-1941) Nov, 1940
Bock Jr., John George, S2c, (1940-1941) Nov, 1940
Burch, Francis, CPO, (1940-1946) 97-40 Nov, 1940
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