Ahern, Richard James, PO3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
Last Rating/NEC Group
Rating/NEC Group Unknown
Primary Unit
1939-1941, 00-0000, USS Arizona (BB-39)
Service Years
1939 - 1941

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Gurley, NE
Last Address
6617 Vesper Avr
Van Nuys, CA
(Father~James Daniel Ahern)

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
USS ARIZONA (BB-39) - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Entombed in the Hull of the Arizona

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 Military Association Memberships
USS Arizona MemorialWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
WW II Memorial National Registry
  2012, USS Arizona Memorial [Verified]
  2016, World War II Fallen
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2016, WW II Memorial National Registry


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 Duty Stations
USS Arizona (BB-39)
  1939-1941, 00-0000, USS Arizona (BB-39)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Oct 05, 1939, Service Entry Date and Serial Number
  Dec 04, 1939, Received on the USS Arizona
  Nov 01, 1941, Promoted to Fireman 1st Class or F1c (E-4)
  Nov 01, 1941, Fireman 1st Class prior to 1943 was E-4
  Dec 07, 1941, Listed as Missing since action against Enemy
  Aug 22, 2016, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Fireman/1c Richard Ahern was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed aboard the USS Arizona BB39.
   
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