- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Saturday, 04 June 2016 20:23
Atticus Lee Blanton
Shipfitter Third Class
A. L. BLANTON
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 268 54 51
- Rate: SF3/c (Shipfitter Third Class)
- Duties: Use hand and machine tools for steel metal work. Bend, repair and fit pipes. Operate fire extinguishers and rescue breathing apparatus.
- Enlisted: 30 September 1940
- Place: Macon, Georgia
- Onboard USS Arizona: 4 December 1940
- From: NTS Norfolk, Virginia
- Date of Birth: 29 December 1920
- Place of Birth: Florida
- Hometown / State December 1941: Lady Lake, Florida
- Next of Kin: Mrs. Annie Lottie Blanton - Mother
- Address: Lady Lake, Florida
- 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
Information researched and compiled by N. A. Nease and provided on USSARIZONA.ORG free of charge.
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