ALLEN, William Clayborn - EM1/c USN - California

William Clayborn Allen EM1c

William Clayborn Allen EM1c

William Clayborn Allen

Electrician's Mate First Class

William Clayborn Allen EM1c

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 381 19 83
  • Rate: EM1/c (Electrician's Mate First Class)
  • Duties: Use electrical tools and repair electrical equipment. Charge storage batteries. Wind armatures. Stand watch on main gyrocompass and in main control room of electrically driven ships. Repair telephone circuits. Apply first aid in case of electrical shock.
  • Enlisted: 18 June 1935
  • Place: San Diego, California
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 20 February 1936
  • From: NTS San Diego
  • Reenlisted: 3 July 1939
  • Place: USS Arizona
  • Date of Birth: 30 October 1910
  • Place of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Long Beach, California
  • Next of Kin: Mrs. Margaret Frances Allen - Wife
  • Address: 1240 Magnolia, Long Beach, California
  • Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
  • Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal

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