- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Friday, 17 June 2016 09:00
Laverne Alfred Austin
Seaman First Class
L. A. AUSTIN
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 238 71 27
- Rate: S1/c (Seaman First Class)
- V0-1 (Aviation Unit)
- Duties: Know naval drill duties, knots, steering and signaling. Stand watch and gunnery duties.
- Enlisted: 5 December 1940
- Place: Albany, New York
- Onboard USS Arizona: 8 July 1941
- From: NTS San Diego
- Date of Birth: 25 July 1923
- Place of Birth: New York
- Hometown / State December 1941: Perryville, New York
- Next of Kin: Mr. Alfred C. Austin - Father
- Address: Perryville, New York
- Disposition: RTM – Burried Peterboro Cemetery, Peterboro, New York
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
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