- Published: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
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Worth Ross Lightfoot
Gunner's Mate Third Class
W. R. LIGHTFOOT
- Name: "Tommy" Worth Ross Lightfoot
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 356 20 37
- Rate: GM3/c (Gunner's Mate Third Class)
- Duties: Take charge of gun and crew. Assemble and fire all types of guns. Handle ammunition. Handle mines and depth charges.
- Enlisted: 16 November 1939
- Place: Dallas, Texas
- Onboard USS Arizona: 24 January 1940
- From: NTS Great Lakes, Illinois
- Date of Birth: 13 May 1919
- Place of Birth: Fort Worth, Texas
- Hometown / State December 1941: Fort Worth, Texas
- Next of Kin: Mrs. Mittiebelle Lightfoot - Mother
- Address: 603-B W. 3rd St., Forth Worth, Texas
- Parents: Mittiebelle Ross & William Worth Lightfoot
- Disposition: Recovered – Died 1 February 1942 at USNH Pearl Harbor from severe burns received 7 December 1941. Interred Punchbowl C-1006.
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
Information researched and compiled by N. A. Nease and provided on USSARIZONA.ORG free of charge.
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