Aprea, Frank Anthony, Cox

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1941-1941, BM-0000, USS Arizona (BB-39)
Service Years
1939 - 1941
BM-Boatswain's Mate

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Brooklyn, NY
Last Address
753 Grand St
Brooklyn, NY
(Father~Joseph Aprea)

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
World War II
Location of Interment
Saint John Cemetery - Middle Village, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section: 13 Row: T Grave: 168

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 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Arizona (BB-39)
  1939-1940, 00-0000, USS Brooks (DD-232)
  1941-1941, BM-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 23, 1939, Service Entry Date & Serial Number
  Dec 20, 1940, Received on Receiving Station PSNY Bremerton, WA
  Jan 04, 1941, Received on the USS Arizona
  Aug 01, 1941, Promoted to Coxswain (E-4)
  Oct 31, 2016, General Photos3
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Coxswain Frank Aprea was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed aboard the USS Arizona BB39. US Navy Muster Reports that he was identified by name on his waist band and they he probably been burned as the cause of death. 

 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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