About SM2c John Eston Arledge
John Eston Arledge was born at Nibletts Bluff, Calcasieu Parish, LA on November 11, 1917. He grew up on the family farm.
He was the son of John Thomas Arledge and Edna Estelle Lyons Arledge and had one sister, Willie Brooks Arledge Davis.
John was a graduate of the Vinton High School in Vinton, LA.
John served in the CCC before joining the Navy becoming a SM2c befoe dying on the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941. John was promoted to SM1c after his death.
SM2c John Eston Arledge's Timeline
November 11, 1917
Calcasieu Parish, LA
December 7, 1941
US Navy signalman (SM2c) USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor; body lost; name on monument
USS ARIZONA, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, USA