Backman, Walter Howard, RM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1938-1941, RM-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Service Years
1938 - 1941
RM-Radioman

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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Walton, ND
Last Address
444 Spruce St
Aurora, IL
Father~August Ferdinand Bachman)

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Grave: The Unknown of the USS Oklahoma

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  1938-1941, RM-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)

RM-Radioman

From Month/Year
December / 1938

To Month/Year
December / 1941

Unit
USS Oklahoma (BB-37) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class

NEC
RM-0000-Radioman

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Oklahoma (BB-37) Details

USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Nevada Class Battleship: Displacement 27,500 Tons, Dimensions, 583' (oa) x 95' 3" x 29' 7" (Max) Armament 10 x 14"/45 21 x 5"/51, 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Triple Turrets, 16" Dual turrets, 3" Second (armor) Deck, 2 1/2" Third (splinter) Deck 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 24,800 IHP; 2 vertical, Triple expansion engines, 2 screws. Speed, 20.5 Knots, Crew 864. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York, Shipbuilding, Camden, NJ., October 26, 1912. Launched March 23, 1914. Commissioned May 2, 1916. Decommissioned (War Loss). Stricken September 1, 1944. Fate: Sunk by Japanese aircraft during attack on Pearl Harbor Hawaii, December 7, 1941. Her hulk was raised in 1943, Sold for scrap December 5 1946. Hulk sank while under tow to breakers, 540 miles NE, Pearl Harbor, May 17, 1947. 20 Officers and 395 Men were lost with the ship and remain on duty.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Sunk

Parent Unit
Nevada-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jan 8, 2017
   
   
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432 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Oklahoma (BB-37)

Finnegan, William, ENS, (1917-1941) RM RM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Gifford, Quentin John, PO2, (1938-1941) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Bean, Howard Warren, PO3, (1940-1941) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ellis, Earl, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ellison, Bruce, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Goldwater, Jack, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Griffith, Thomas, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hoag Jr., Frank, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Jensen, Theodore, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Keefer, Howard, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Kempf, Warren, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Montgomery, Charles Andrew, PO3, (1940-1941) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Rice, Irvin, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ridenour Jr., Clyde, PO3 RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Tini, Dante Sylvester, PO3, (1940-1941) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Winfield, Starring Brooks, PO3, (1940-1941) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hartigan, Charles Conway, RADM, (1906-1941) OFF 111X Captain
Alexander, Hugh Rossman, LCDR, (1917-1941) OFF 192X Lieutenant Commander
Schmitt, Aloysius Herman, LTJG, (1939-1941) OFF 410X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Allen, Stanley Willis, ENS, (1939-1941) OFF 131X Ensign
England, John, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Rommel, Herbert Fox, CAPT, (1934-1969) OFF 000X Ensign
Sederstrom, Verdi Delmore, ENS, (1941-1941) OFF 310X Ensign
Thompson, Irvin, ENS OFF 000X Ensign
Thompson, William Manley, ENS, (1941-1941) OFF 310X Ensign
Wyman, Elden, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Wyman, Eldon Paul, ENS, (1940-1941) OFF 000X Ensign
Austin, John Arnold, C.C., (1920-1941) CWO CWO Chief Carpenter (CWO)
Zvansky, Thomas, CPO, (1920-1941) SM SM-0000 Chief Signalman
Day, Francis, CPO WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Derrington, Ralph, CPO MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Furr, Theodore McKinley, CPO, (1930-1941) CM CM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Gordon, Duff, CPO SF SF-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Gurganus, William, CPO EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Harris, Daniel, CPO FC FC-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Hayden, Albert, CPO EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Hoard, Herbert, CPO SK SK-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Sanders, Dean Stanley, CPO, (1927-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Stouten, James, CPO BM BM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Baker, Robert Dewey, CPO, (1931-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Cheshire, James Thomas, CPO, (1933-1941) PhM PhM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Cheshire, James Thomas, CPO, (1933-1941) PhM PhM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
White, Claude, CPO, (1930-1941) WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Wright, Paul Raymond, CPO, (1919-1941) WT WT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Armstrong, Kenneth Berton, PO1, (1920-1941) ML ML-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Blanchard, William Eugene, PO1, (1936-1941) B B-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Burger, Oliver Kenneth, PO1, (1934-1941) WT WT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Butts, Rodger Cornelius, PO1, (1935-1941) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Carney, Harold F., PO1, (1937-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Clement, Hubert, PO1, (1941-1941) FC FC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Conway, Edward Leroy, PO1, (1934-1941) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Corn, Robert, PO1, (1941-1941) FC FC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Craig, John William, PO1, (1937-1941) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Curry, William, PO1 EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Drwall, Stanislaw, PO1 PM PM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Eberhardt, Eugene, PO1 MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Farmer, Luther, PO1 MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Gebser, Paul, PO1 MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Glenn, Arthur, PO1, (1917-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class

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