- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 09 August 2016 12:31
Miller Xavier Aydell
Water Tender Second Class
M. X. AYDELL
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 274 31 17
- Rate: WT2/c (Water Tender Second Class)
- Duties: Take charge of fireroom when under way. Maintain, repair, and overhaul boiler system.
- Enlisted: 8 October 1937
- Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
- Onboard USS Arizona: 25 January 1938
- Date of Birth: 2 October 1919
- Place of Birth: Louisiana
- Hometown / State December 1941: Kingston, Illinois
- Next of Kin: Mr. Austin Xavier Aydell - Father
- Address: French Settlement, Louisiana
- 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
Photo courtesy of Lorraine Marks-Haislip, Past Historian, USS Arizona Reunion Association
Information researched and compiled by N. A. Nease and provided on USSARIZONA.ORG free of charge.
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