Howard Edward McCune

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
French Lick, IN

HONORED BY
Grateful American

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

ENLISTED ON 30 APRIL 1941 AT LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY. TRAINED AT NORFOLK, VIRGINIA TORPEDO CLASS B SCHOOL. SERVED ON THE SUBMARINE USS R-15 SS-92, NEW LONDON COASTAL AND HARBOR DEFENSE. USS SEA HORSE SS-304, A BALAO CLASS, THE USS HADDO SS-255, A GATO CLASS, THE USS SNOOK SS-279, A GATO CLASS, THE USS BAT FISH SS-310, A BALAO CLASS, ALL IN THE PACIFIC THEATER OF OPERATIONS. THE USS TUSK SS-426, A BALAO CLASS IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC. RATING OF TORPEDOMAN FIRST CLASS PETTY OFFICER.