Arthur, Edwin, CDR

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Last Rank
Commander
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1946, USS South Dakota (BB-57)
Service Years
1940 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Commander
Commander

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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Born in Golden and raised in Denver
Last Address
Wayne, NJ

Date of Passing
Sep 20, 2009
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback

Order of the Golden Dragon


 Military Association Memberships
USS South Dakota (BB-57) Association
  2000, USS South Dakota (BB-57) Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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Last Known Activity

EDWIN FOSTER ARTHUR
BB-37 USS Oklahoma - Pearl Harbor
BB-57 USS South Dakota / Victory in the Pacific

Edwin Foster Arthur
November 13, 1918 – September 20, 2009

Edwin Foster Arthur, 90, died on September 20, 2009. He had been a resident of Wayne for 30 years before retirement.

Foster is survived by his wife of 55 years, Anne (nee) Fleming of Pompton Plains, New Jersey; his loving son Raymond of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Franklin Lakes, NJ; daughter-in-law Tracy of Franklin Lakes, and his loving grandsons Thomas Carey Arthur and Michael Raymond Arthur, both of California. Mr. Arthur was predeceased by newborn son Gordon Holt Arthur in 1956 and son Lt. Carey Alan Arthur, USN, who was killed while serving his country aboard the USS Nimitz in 1981. Foster’s brother, Capt. Charles Snowden Arthur, USN (retired), died in 2004.

Born in Golden, Colorado and raised in Denver, Colorado, Foster joined the Navy in 1940 and was an ensign aboard the USS Oklahoma at the time of the attack at Pearl Harbor. After the Oklahoma was capsized, Arthur was stationed on the USS South Dakota, where he participated in the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands and the Naval Battle at Guadalcanal. He retired from the Navy in 1946 as a Commander.

Edwin Arthur was a Plankowner and served on the South Dakota until the end of the war.
The USS South Dakota served two tours in the Pacific and one in Europe. The ship earned 13 battle stars during WWII.

Foster received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, and Masters and Doctorate degrees in Chemistry from Columbia University. He served as Chairman of the Science Department at William Paterson College. He was an Eagle Scout and was awarded the Silver Beaver Medal by the Passaic County Boy Scout Council. 
   
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 2000, USS South Dakota (BB-57) Association
 
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Join Year
2000
   
Crest
Association Type
Unit Specific

Website
http://www.ussdakota.com
Contact Phone Number
Rick Lingbert 605-338-5551 or rick@fyi-dakota.com

Contact Email
Cathy Verschelden at : ussdakota@aol.com
Year Established
1968

Owner
Brooks, Roger, SCPO, (1962-1991)
HQ Address
BATTLESHIP SOUTH DAKOTA MEMORIAL
(A REGISTERED 501(C)3NONPROFIT CORP.)
600 E. 7TH ST.
SIOUX FALLS, SD 57103

Last Updated: Jul 24, 2013
   
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CDR ARTHUR: USS SOUTH DAKOT BB 57 ASSOCIATION.

Edwin Arthur was a Plankowner and served on the South Dakota until the end of the war.The USS South Dakota served two tours in the Pacific and one in Europe. The ship earned 13 battle stars during WWII.

   
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