Craig, John William, SK1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
SK-0000-Storekeeper
Last Rating/NEC Group
Storekeeper
Primary Unit
1937-1941, SK-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Service Years
1937 - 1941
SK-Storekeeper

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Monroe, AR
Last Address
Monroe, AR

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Torpedoed
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

On December 7, 1941,  SK1 John Craig was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in the deaths of 429 crewmen, including SK1 Craig.

SK1 John William Craigs remains were accounted for on December 8, 2017 as confirmed by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.
   
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Service number: 346659
   
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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1937-1941, SK-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 16, 1940, Promoted to SK3
  Nov 06, 1940, Promoted to SK2
  Dec 07, 1941, WWII Casulaty Listing
  Dec 08, 2017, Remains accounted for
  Dec 14, 2017, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
Pearl Harbor FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorWW II Memorial National Registry
  2017, Pearl Harbor Fallen
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, World War II Fallen
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2017, WW II Memorial National Registry
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