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Julian Burnard Mazeika
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1924
Death: Sep. 28, 1943, At Sea

US Navy WORLD WAR II
Seaman 2nd Class, Julian B. Mazeika MIA/KIA
Official Date of Death January 8th 1946
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Service # 2443320
Awards: Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal,
Submarine Combat Patrol Insignia
Captain: Commander James W. Coe MIA/KIA

Ship: USS Cisco (SS-290)
Mission: 1st war patrol
Mission Date: 28-Sep-43
Location: In the Sulu Sea west of Mindanao, Philippine Islands
Cause: Probably sunk by air and surface attack
Crew: of

The crew of USS Cisco were lost approximately on September 28 1943 and were officially declared KIA Jan 8 1946

Cisco sailed from Panama 7 August 1943 for Brisbane, Australia, arriving 1 September to assume local patrol duties, until 18 September, when she docked at Darwin. She put out on her first war patrol 20 September, but never returned. Japanese records tell of sighting a submarine leaking oil on 28 September in an area where Cisco is known to have been the only submarine then operating. Japanese records state this submarine was sunk by bombs and depth charges. Cisco is thus presumed to have been lost in action 28 September 1943. The only survivor from the crew was Chief Radioman Howell B. Rice (USN ret.), who was taken sick in Darwin and sent ashore to the Navy hospital prior to Cisco's final voyage.

Japanese records state that the submarine was attacked by Type 97 "Kate" attack bombers of the 954 Naval Air Squadron and the riverboat Karatsu (originally a U.S. Navy gunboat, USS Luzon (PR-7), captured by Japanese forces and put to work against her former owners).

Seaman Mazeika was lost with the crew of USS Cisco approximately on September 28 1943 and was officially declared KIA January 8 1946 he appears Tablets of the Missing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila National Capital, Philippines. His memorial Holy Cross Cemetery Yeadon Delaware County Pennsylvania, is a cenotaph his body was never recovered.

Visit the virtual cemetery of USS Cisco (SS-290) 
 
Note: Cenotaph
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Ms. Merritt
Originally Created by: John Dowdy
Record added: Aug 04, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 133839855
Julian Burnard Mazeika
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Rest in Peace Julian. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.
- Ms. Merritt
 Added: Aug. 4, 2014
 
 
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