Minix, Orville Ray, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1939-1941, S1c-0000, USS Helena (CL-50)
Service Years
1937 - 1941
Seaman 1st Class

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Indianapolis. IN
Last Address
Indianapolis, IN

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
Location of Interment
Floral Park Cemetery - Indianapolis, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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S1c Orville Minix stationd aboard the USS Helena (CL-50) and was wounded on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was sent to the naval hospital in Pearl Harbor where he died from his wounds. He was buried in one of the local cemeteries; however, his remains were returned to his family and he was buried in Indiana in 1947.

Service number: 2915007
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USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37)USS Helena (CL-50)
  1937-1939, S1c-0000, USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37)
  1939-1941, S1c-0000, USS Helena (CL-50)
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  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
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