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John Korba (c.1922 - c.1980)

John Korba, CEM PA, born June 13, 1922, Binghamton, NY. He joined the USN Oct. 16, 1940, completed boot camp and reported to USS West Virginia (BB-48), Dec. 1, 1940, at Long Beach, CA. Departed for P...

8/22/2020 10/2/2020

F2c Albert Renner (1917 - 1941)

1920 - Township 138-82, Morton County, North Dakota 1930 - Township 138-82, Morton County, North Dakota The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced U.S. Navy Fireman Second Class Albert Renne...

3/10/2013 10/31/2019

F1c Louis Costin (1920 - 1941)

* * Louis Costin and Clifford Olds were aboard the USS West Virginia when she partially sank during the attack of Pearl harbor. The day after the attack, work crews realized that there was an...

1/21/2019 1/21/2019

S2c Myron Eugene Goodwin (1920 - 1941)

Killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. Crewmember of the USS Virginia.

10/16/2017 10/16/2017

Kone og tre barn.

7/22/2010 8/10/2015

Lawrence, son of Jesse Mason McCollom and Mabel Jennings. married Marie Elizabeth Coleman, parents unknown, 24 February 1940 Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV. To this marriage was born one son Richard Lawren...

8/8/2015 8/8/2015

8/8/2015 8/8/2015

S1c Charles Willis Mann (1921 - 1941)

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

Donald William Lynch (1922 - 1941)

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

Mus1c Eugene V. Lish (1920 - 1941)

Served aboard the BB-48 Battleship, USS West Virginia. Listed on p.170 in Harry Spiller's book, "Pearl Harbor Survivors".

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

8/6/2015 8/6/2015

F2c William Paul Kubinec (1919 - 1941)

8/5/2015 8/5/2015

Milton Jewel Knight, Jr. was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 he was a crewmember of the USS West Virginia.

8/5/2015 8/5/2015

F3c Ira Duane Hudson (1921 - 1941)

8/4/2015 8/4/2015

F1c Joseph Ernest Hood (1920 - 1941)

The war with Japan came close to Bladen county on Tuesday when Rowland H. Hood, Sr., of Clarkton, received an official message that his son, Joseph E. Hood, had given his life in defense of his count...

8/2/2015 8/2/2015

MM1c Fred Albert Hilt (1916 - 1941)

MM2C Fred Albert Hilt was stationed aboard the USS West Virginia (BB-48)and was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was one of fifteen brothers and sisters born to...

8/2/2015 8/2/2015

F1c Hadley Irvin Heavin (1918 - 1941)

Hadley Irwin Heavin was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 cannot imagine the agony on that day when over twenty-five hundred Western Union messages were sent thr...

8/1/2015 8/1/2015

Hugh Braddock Harriss (1921 - 1941)

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

F1c Harry John Halvorsen (1922 - 1941)

"Henry"

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

Rm3c Arthur Gould (b. - 1941)

Arthur Gould was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was scheduled to change duty stations late in 1941, but a friend took his transfer so that he could stay in Hawa...

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

Sf2c Claude Ralph Garcia (aft.1910 - 1941)

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

F1c Angelo M Gabriele (b. - 1941)

Angelo Michael Gabriele was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

MATT3c Neil Daniel Frye (aft.1900 - 1941)

7/23/2015 7/23/2015

GM3c Woodrow W. Evans (1918 - 1941)

7/22/2015 7/22/2015

Leo B England (1918 - 2014)

L. B. England was a Pearl Harbor Survivor on the USS West Virginia. His brother Richard England was killed below decks in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. L.B. England was...

7/22/2015 7/22/2015

Richard England was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. His brother L. B. England was a Pearl Harbor Survivor on the USS West Virginia.

7/22/2015 7/22/2015

F2c Roland Wayne Edwards (1921 - 1941)

8/8/2012 7/22/2015

F1c Tommy Dye (1918 - 1941)

Tommy Dye was born on April 8th, 1918 and died on December 7th, 1941 at the age of 23. Tommy was buried at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri and was a veteran of World War II.

7/20/2015 7/20/2015

S1c Clement Edward Durr (1922 - 1941)

7/20/2015 7/20/2015

CMM Edward Norman Durkee (1907 - 1941)

7/18/2015 7/18/2015

S2c George S. Dunn (1917 - 1941)

George Jr. was the son of George Sr. and Louise (nee Perkins) Dunn; the brother of William, Anna, and Edward. He grew up in San Francisco, graduated from Balboa High School, and was well known in sem...

7/18/2015 7/18/2015

7/17/2015 7/17/2015

F2c Donald Landford Drum (1919 - 1941)

Donald Landford Drum was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

F1c Charles E. Cottier (1922 - 1941)

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

William Garnett Christian was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 William Garnett Christian was born in Bluefield, West Virginia. His family moved to Harriman Tennes...

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

F1c Riley Mirville Brown (1918 - 1941)

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

Electrician's Mate Third Class, U.S. Navy World War II Entered Service From: Illinois Award: Purple Heart

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

F1c Ennis E. Brooks (1910 - 1941)

Ennis E. Brooks was assigned to the battleship, USS West Virginia, at Ford Island. It was at anchor in Pearl Harbor, Honolulu on December 7, 1941. It was hit by torpedoes and fired upon by zero plane...

7/14/2015 7/14/2015

7/14/2015 7/14/2015

F1c Fred H. Boyer (1918 - 1941)

Son of Mr. & Mrs. Roy D. Boyer. Age 22 yrs. 1st Class Fireman on the U.S.S. West Virgina. Killed In Action-Pearl Harbor. Dec. 7th, 1941. He had two younger brothers, Minor R. Boyer of Pueblo, CO, a...

7/14/2015 7/14/2015

F3c Ronald Endicott (1923 - 1941)

"16 days to die"

Firemean 3rd Class Endicott was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941. He was assigned to the USS West Virginia. After the initial attack, Endicott and 2 buddies were sitting on...

11/28/2012 7/13/2015

Clifford Nathan Olds (1921 - 1941)

"16 days to die"

Clifford Olds was aboard the USS West Virginia when she partially sank during the attack of Pearl harbor. The day after the attack, crewmen realised that there was an eerie banging noise coming from th...

7/13/2015 7/13/2015

F1c Louis Albert Costin (1920 - 1941)

After the initial attack, Costin and 2 buddies were sitting on the harbor floor completely surrounded by water, 40 feet down. Cutting through the side of the hull for rescue was out of the question...

7/13/2015 7/13/2015

F3c Harold Kendall Costill (c.1924 - c.1941)

F3c Harold K. Costill, 18 years old, was killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, while serving aboard the USS West Virgina. Harold Costill was one of the 647 soldiers...

7/13/2015 7/13/2015

S1c Charlie Booten (1910 - 1941)

"Charlie Booton"

FATHER: Harry Lewis Booton (1882-1949) He enlisted in the Iowa National Guard October 9, 1933 and then enlisted in the Navy September 25, 1940 at Great Lakes, Illinois. He was on the U.S.S. West ...

5/31/2015 7/12/2015

F2c Frank Bartek (1922 - 1941)

"Franklin or Francis"

Frank Joseph Bartek, Jr. was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

7/12/2015 7/12/2015

SF3c Benjamin Barger (1917 - 1941)

Shipfitter 3C Benjamin Ernest Bargerhuff, 24, of Miami, was the first reported Miami county casualty for World War II and one of two Miami county Navy men killed at Pearl Harbor. The deceased was a...

7/12/2015 7/12/2015

Fc3 Welborn L. Ashby (1917 - 1941)

Son of Otis Welborn and Mary Inez (Tichenor) Ashby W.W. II Veteran who was killed at Pearl Harbor on the USS West Virginia. The American Legion in Centertown is named in his honor; Welborn Lee As...

7/12/2015 7/12/2015

The death in action of another man known to many in Oklahoma City as a result of frequent visits here was reported. He was Ensign Thomas A. McClelland, chief engineer of radio station KLZ, Denver. He...

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

Mus2c Howard G. Hare (c.1921 - c.2006)

Jack Miller and his shipmate, Clifford Olds joined fellow sailor Frank Kosa for a night at the "Monkey Bar". It was December 6, 1941 in Pearl City, Oahu, and Miller and Olds were on liberty from th...

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

Em3c Andrew A. Pinko (1914 - 1941)

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

MM2c George E. Taber (1919 - 1941)

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

F2c Joseph J Vogelgesang (1919 - 1941)

Joseph Vogelgesang, Jr. was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 Joseph Junior Vogelgesang was born on 30 Jun 1919 in Lima, Ohio. He was the fifth son of six born to Jo...

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

MM1 Keith W Tipsword (1914 - 1941)

Honolulu Memorial: *

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

Lester Frank Zobeck (1920 - 1941)

Lester Frank Zobeck was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 Lester Zobeck enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17 in 1937. Lester worked in the radio room.

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

Up all hammocks at 6:30. Usual shave, wash, etc. Couldn’t find any one to stand by for me playing church, so decided to write a few pages on the twelve-page start I had. Ate chow, same old Sunday mor...

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

George Macartney Hunter was born in Fort Covington, New York on January 18, 1918. He was the second of two sons born to Florence C. Macartney and William T. G. Hunter. His father died the same year h...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

F1c James D. Hunter (1921 - 2006)

I was in the "A" division and was on the boat deck in my skivies drinking a cup of coffeewhen I heard a loud explosion and saw the Ogallalla sort of blow up in dry dock. The OD sounded away fire an...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Ma3c Doris Miller, Navy Cross (1919 - 1943)

"Dorie"

Miller’s heroism — and the legend it engendered — were directly responsible for helping to roll back the Navy’s policy of racial segregation and prejudice, and served as a powerful catalyst for the c...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Ensign Werner K. Bauer, USN (1920 - 2012)

"flooded ammo bunkers on burning ship"

Sunday morning I lay in my upper bunk looking up at my clock that Uncle Walter and Aunt Ann had given me. The time was seven-thirty. Laying there with my hands clasped behind my head, I was trying to...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Fireman Third Class, U.S. Navy United States Navy Entered the Service From: Kansas

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Lt. C. V. Ricketts (1906 - 1964)

"helped save the ship from sinking"

At about 0755 on 7 December, 1941, I was sitting at breakfast table in wardroom when assembly was sounded and fire and rescue party called away. Almost immediately thereafter as I was leaving the war...

7/10/2015 7/10/2015

Mervyn Sharp Bennion (May 5, 1887 – December 7, 1941) was a captain in the United States Navy who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While mortally wounded, he remained in command of his ...

5/1/2008 7/10/2015

GM3c Arnold Eugene "Bill" Lyon (1919 - 1941)

""Bill""

Entered the service from Colorado. Gunner's Mate 3rd Class USN USS WEST VIRGINIA Awards: Purple Heart Metal Aboard the USS West Virginia when it was hit. Survived by his wife Virginia Ysobel "G...

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