Cross, Arthur Barton, Jr., LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
116X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare (In Training)
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1942, USS Otus (AS-20)
Service Years
1940 - 1945
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Plank Owner
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fall River
Last Address
New York, New York

Casualty Date
Jan 30, 1945
Hostile, Died while Captured
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of the Philippines
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
United States Naval Academy Alumni AssociationMilitary Order of Foreign Wars of the United StatesSubmarine Veterans of WW IIAmerican Ex-POW Association
Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)
  1940, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1941, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States [Verified]
  1942, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  1945, American Ex-POW Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1945, Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Navy
  1941-1942, USS Otus (AS-20)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Japanese air attacks on US vessels in Cavite
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Bataan
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1936-1940, United States Naval Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified

 Purple HeartPrisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Lieutenant, Junior Grade
Service Number 0-109016
Birth Date April 12, 1918
From New York, New York
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Ship USS Otus (AS-20)
Date of Death January 30, 1945
Location POW Camp Fukuoka-04-Kokura Military Hospital
Circumstances Died in captivity*
Remarks Arthur was born in Fall River, Massachusetts.  Most sources
list him as an Ensign.

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