Lake, John Ervin, Jr., P.C.

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Last Rank
Pay Clerk (WO)
Last Primary NEC
WO-Warrant Officer - Pay Clerk
Last Rating/NEC Group
Warrant Officer
Primary Unit
1940-1941, WO, USS Arizona (BB-39)
Service Years
1928 - 1941
Pay Clerk (WO)
Pay Clerk (WO)

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago, IL
Last Address
853 W 22nd St
San Pedro, CA

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
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World War II
Location of Interment
USS Arizona Memorial - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
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Warrant Officer John Lake, Jr., was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed aboard the USS Arizona BB39.

Service number: 87160
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  1940-1941, WO, USS Arizona (BB-39)

Pay Clerk (WO)

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September / 1940

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December / 1941

USS Arizona (BB-39) Unit Page

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 USS Arizona (BB-39) Details

USS Arizona (BB-39)
Pennsylvania Class Battleship: Displacement 31,400 Tons, Dimensions, 608' 6" (oa) x 97' 1" x 29' 10" (Max). Armament 12 x 14"/45 14 x 5"/51, 4 x 3"/50 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Turrets, 3" +2" Decks, 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 34,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 915. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Naval Ship Yard, March 16, 1914. Launched June 19, 1915. Commissioned October 17, 1916. Decommissioned (War Loss). Stricken December 1, 1942. Fate: Sunk by Japanese aircraft during attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7 1941. Arizona still rests in the berth where she sank. A Memorial to her crew was built over the wreck in 1962. 1,177 Officers and Men were lost with the ship and remain on duty inside her rusting hulk. The wreck is still bleeding fuel oil, more than 70 years after her sinking.

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USS Arizona (BB-39)

Carter, Paxton Turner, P.C., (1934-1941) WO WO Pay Clerk (WO)
Winter, Edward, Bosn., (1932-1941) WO WO Boatswain (WO)
Kidd, Isaac Campbell, RADM, (1906-1941) OFF 000X Captain
Kirkpatrick, Thomas Leroy, CAPT, (1918-1941) OFF 410X Captain
Struble, Arthur Dewey, ADM, (1915-1956) OFF 111X Captain
Fitz, Harold Carlton, RADM, (1920-1949) OFF 111X Commander
Crowley, Thomas Ewing, LCDR, (1930-1941) OFF 220X Lieutenant Commander
French, John, LCDR OFF 000X Lieutenant Commander
Janz, Clifford, LT OFF 000X Lieutenant
Barnes, Delmar Hayes, LTJG, (1917-1941) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hollis, Ralph, LTJG OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Anderson, Lawrence Donald, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Bates, Edward Munroe, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Booth, Robert Sinclair, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Brooks, Robert Neal, ENS, (1941-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Cloues, Edward, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Cole, David Lester, ENS, (1941-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Emery, Jack Marvin, ENS, (1939-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Gazecki, Phillip, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Gosselin, Edward, ENS, (1940-1941) 00 00-0000 Ensign
Halloran, William, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Haverfield, James Wallace, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Langdell, Joseph Kopcho, LCDR, (1940-1945) OFF 8853 Ensign
McClung, Harvey Manford, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Merrill, Howard, ENS, (1936-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
O'Neill Jr., William, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Olsen, Edward, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Wolf, George Alexanderson, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Connelly, Richard E., CPO, (1924-1941) QM QM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Duke, Robert, CPO CS CS-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Ebel, Walter Charles, CPO, (1926-1941) TC TC-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Gross, Milton, CPO, (1933-1941) SK SK-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Hall, John, CPO BM BM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Head, Frank, CPO YN YN-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Horrocks, James, CPO GM GM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
House, Clem, CPO WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Isham, Orville, CPO GM GM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Andrews, Brainerd Wells, CPO, (1929-1941) CM CM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Aplin, James Raymond, CPO, (1925-1941) WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Arvidson, Carl Harry, CPO, (1920-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Baker, Robert Dewey, CPO, (1931-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Borger, Richard, CPO, (1925-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Browne, Harry Lamont, CPO, (1939-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Chace, Raymond Vincent, CPO, (1920-1941) SK SK-0000 Chief Petty Officer
McHughes, John Breckinridge, CPO, (1934-1941) WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Miller, Forrest Newton, CPO, (1929-1941) EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Molpus, Richard Preston, CPO, (1919-1941) ME ME-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Nelson, Lawrence Adolphus, CTC, (1922-1941) TC TC-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Rogers, Thomas Sprugeon, CPO, (1921-1941) WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Teeling, Charles Madison, CPO, (1917-1941) PrT PrT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Wilson, Comer Anderson, CPO, (1930-1941) BM BM-0000 Chief Boatswain's Mate
Alberovsky, Francis Severin, PO1, (1935-1941) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Allen, William Clayborn, PO1, (1935-1941) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Alley, Jay Edgar, PO1, (1936-1941) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Arrant, John Anderson, PO1, (1936-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bangert, John Henry, PO1, (1936-1941) FC FC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bartlett, Paul Clement, PO1, (1937-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bishop, Grover, PO1, (1936-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bonfiglio, William, PO1, (1936-1941) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class

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