Young, Robert Verdun, 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
1941-1941, 00-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Service Years
1940 - 1941
Seaman 1st Class

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bushnell, IL
Last Address
445 W Davis St
Bushnell, IL
(Father~Charles W Young)

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Navy Seaman 1st Class Robert V. Young, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for om April 2, 2018

On Dec. 7, 1941, Young 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 Young.

Source: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency


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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1941-1941, 00-0000, 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
  Jul 17, 1940, Service Entry Date & Enlisted Serial Number 216-66-401
  Oct 12, 1940, Received on USS Oklahoma Rank of Apprentice Seaman (AS) from USNTS Great Lakes
  Nov 17, 1940, Promoted to Seaman 2nd Class (S2c)
  May 01, 1941, Promoted to Seaman 1st Class (S1c)
  Dec 07, 1941, Missing in action after engagement with enemy1
  Jun 20, 1960, Memorial Headstone (Cenotaph) in Bardolph Cemetery Bardolph, IL1
  Apr 02, 2018, Accounted for by Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
  Apr 08, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
Pearl Harbor FallenWorld War II FallenAmerican Battle Monuments CommissionUnited States Navy Memorial
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  1941, Pearl Harbor Fallen
  1941, World War II Fallen
  2018, American Battle Monuments Commission
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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