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Angus Howard McPherson

Angus McPherson

Angus McPherson

Perch Base Life Member and Holland Club Member Angus Howard McPherson, departed on Eternal Patrol on April 4, 2021, at the age of 94. Our condolences to Clista McPherson and the rest of the family.
Angus was born in Chinook, MT on 08/01/1926, joined the Navy in November 1944, and was assigned to USS Gabilan (SS‑252) relief crew.
He was then reassigned to the USS Pomodon (SS‑486) relief crew. He was a Seaman Engineman EMFN(SS) when he left the Navy in June 1946.
Angus was a member of the Submarine Veterans of World War II (SVWWII card #17006).

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Angus McPherson's first boat USS Gabilan (SS‑252)

Angus McPherson's first boat, USS Gabilan (SS‑252)

Angus McPherson's qual boat USS Pomodon (SS‑486)

Angus McPherson's second boat, USS Pomodon (SS‑486)

There was a graveside service on Tuesday, April 27th, at 1100 hrs. at the National Cemetery of Arizona.

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Angus McPherson Eternal Patrol Service Photos

Bagpiper Wheaton McClanathan.

Angus McPherson Eternal Patrol Service Photos

Both members of the Navy Honor Guard were Submarine Qualified!

Angus McPherson Eternal Patrol Service Photos

The Navy Honor Guard presented the flag on behalf of the President of the United States, the United States Navy, and a grateful nation.

Angus McPherson Eternal Patrol Service Photos

The 3-Volley Rifle Salute was provided by the Apache Junction American Legion Post 27.

Angus McPherson Eternal Patrol Service Photos

An expended shell from each of the volleys of the Three-Volley Salute were presented by the Apache Junction American Legion Post 27 Chaplain Williams.
The three shells represent the three volleys fired and the three words: duty, honor, and country.

Angus McPherson Eternal Patrol Service Photos

Pastor Bob Rudd, from the Community of Faith at Glencroft, presented the Eulogy.

Angus McPherson Eternal Patrol Service Photos

Perch Base Commander George Woods presented the USSVI Eternal Patrol Certificate and the Submarine Veterans of World War II Eternal Patrol Certificate to the family.

Angus McPherson Eternal Patrol Service Photos

Perch Base Chaplain Governor Joy provided the Benediction.

SAILOR, REST YOUR OAR! YOUR WATCH HAS ENDED.
Your Brothers of the 'Phin Have the Watch.
Fair Winds and Following Seas, Shipmate.

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