BRAKKE, Kenneth Gay - F3/c USN - Washington

Kenneth Gay Brakke F3c

Kenneth Gay Brakke F3c

Kenneth Gay Brakke

Fireman Third Class

Kenneth Gay Brakke F3c

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 385 92 39
  • Rate: F3/c (Fireman Third Class)
  • Duties: Fire and tend boilers. Operate, adjust and repair pumps.
  • Enlisted: 5 November 1940
  • Place: Seattle, Washington
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 11 January 1941
  • From: RS San Diego, California
  • Date of Birth: 4 December 1920
  • Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington
  • Hometown / State December 1941: Seattle, Washington
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Andrew Brake - Father
  • Address: 5528 Wallingford Ave., Seattle, Washington
  • 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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