BRIDGES, James Leon - S1/c USN - Tennessee

James Leon Bridges S1c

James Leon Bridges S1c

James Leon Bridges

Seaman First Class

James Leon Bridges S1c

Memorial Wall

  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 295 76 69
  • Rate: S1c (Seaman First Class)
  • Duties: Know naval drill duties, knots, steering and signaling. Stand watch and gunnery duties.
  • Enlisted: 4 October 1940
  • Place: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 4 December 1940
  • From: NTS Norfolk, Virginia
  • Date of Birth: 18 November 1916
  • Place of Birth: Harrison County, Kentucky
  • Hometown / State December 1941: Fountain City, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Ulysses A Bridges - Father
  • Address: 512 E. 3rd Ave., Fountain City, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Cousin: Paul Hyatt Bridges, also KIA USS Arizona
  • 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