Blitz, Leo, MM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1941-1941, MM-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Service Years
1938 - 1941
MM-Machinists Mate

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lincoln, NE
Last Address
442 A St.
Lincoln, NE
(Father~Henry Blitz)

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Buried in a Unmarked Grave

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Pearl Harbor FallenWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
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  1941-1941, MM-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)

MM-Machinists Mate

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To Month/Year
- / 1941

Unit
USS Oklahoma (BB-37) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class

NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate

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: Dec 22, 2016
   
   
My Photos For This Duty Station
Service Photo
Leo & Rudolph (twins)
428 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Oklahoma (BB-37)

Derrington, Ralph, CPO MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Sanders, Dean Stanley, CPO, (1927-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Baker, Robert Dewey, CPO, (1931-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Carney, Harold F., PO1, (1937-1941) MM MM-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
Hanson, George, PO1 MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Jones, Fred, PO1, (1941-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Luke, Vernon, PO1 MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Melton, Earl Rudolph, PO1, (1938-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Steely, Ulis, PO1 MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Swanson, Charles, PO1 MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Wells, Alfred Floyd, PO1, (1927-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Woods, Winfred Orval, PO1, (1937-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Buchanan, James Rufus, PO2, (1940-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Ham, Harold, PO2 MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hultgren, Lorentz Emanuel, PO2, (1938-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Miles, Archie Theodore, PO2, (1938-1941) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Stewart, Everett, PO2 MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
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
Finnegan, William, ENS, (1917-1941) RM RM-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
Stouten, James, CPO BM BM-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
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
Herber, Harvey, PO1 EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Hoffman, Joseph, PO1 MU MU-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Hudson, Charles, PO1 WT WT-0000 Petty Officer First Class

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