Dunn, Arthur Raymond, S1c

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1945-1947, GM-0000, USS George (DE-697)
Service Years
1941 - 1947
GM-Gunner's Mate
One Hash Mark
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1923
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Dunn, Arthur Raymond, S1c.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Yale, OK
Last Address
Wellington, KS

Date of Passing
Jul 12, 2015
 
Location of Interment
Belle Plaine Cemetery - Belle Plaine, Kansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion US Navy Honorable Discharge


 Military Association Memberships
Pearl Harbor Survivor's Association
  1947, Pearl Harbor Survivor's Association


 Ribbon Bar

 
 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1941-1941, AS-0000, USS Wharton (AP-7)
  1941-1941, AS-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
  1941-1943, GM-0000, USS Louisville (CA-28)
  1944-1945, GM-0000, USS Situla (AK-140)
  1945-1947, GM-0000, USS George (DE-697)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Bombardment - Marshall and Gilbert Islands
  1942-1942 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Dutch Harbor
  1942-1942 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Japanese Occupation of Attu and Kiska
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Marshall Islands Operation (1944)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  May 08, 1941, Promoted to S2c
  Mar 01, 1943, Promoted to S1c
  Jul 17, 2015, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Arthur R. Dunn, of Belle Plaine, Kansas, died Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Wellington Health & Rehab in Wellington, Kansas at the age of 91.

Arthur was born the son of Walter and Mary E. (Gray) Dunn on
Sunday, August 26, 1923 at the family farm south of Yale, Oklahoma.

On
Sept. 2, 1953, Arthur and L. Marlene Knox were united in marriage in Wichita, Kansas. Together they celebrated 50 years of marriage before her death in 2003.

At the age of 17, Arthur enlisted in the US Navy to serve during WWII. He was a
Pearl Harbor survivor and spent his later years educating the public about the attack while also being a liaison to the local media for Pearl Harbor information.

Arthur was employed for the City of
Belle Plaine in many capacities such as a Reserve Police Officer and Water Supervisor. He worked at Boeing Aircraft and retired from the Photo Lab following 23 years of employment.
   
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