BARKER, Loren Joe - COX USN - Iowa

Loren Joe Barker COX

Loren Joe Barker COX

Loren Joe Barker


Loren Joe Barker COX

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 321 39 46
  • Rate: COX (Coxswain)
  • Duties: Work with canvas and handle boats. Know signaling.
  • Enlisted: 6 March 1940
  • Place: Des Moines, Iowa
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 13 August 1941
  • From: NTS Great Lakes
  • Date of Birth: 23 August 1921
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Hometown / State December 1941: Keosauqua, Iowa
  • School: Keosauqua High School 1938
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Joseph M. Barker - Father
  • Address: Keosauqua, Iowa
  • 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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