- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Sunday, 05 June 2016 10:55
Loy Raymond Broome
L. R. BROOME
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 359 97 80
- Rate: SM3/c (Signalman Third Class)
- Duties: Stand signal watch on bridge. Identify flags. Use blinker, searchlight and semaphore. Use range finder, searchlights, signal apparatus.
- Enlisted: 7 January 1938
- Place: Houston, Texas
- Onboard USS Arizona: 28 April 1938
- From: NTS San Diego, California
- Date of Birth: 4 July 1916
- Place of Birth: Oklahoma
- Hometown / State December 1941: Tulsa, Oklahoma
- Next of Kin: Mrs. Lula Mae Brown - Mother
- Address: 4010 S. Yukon St., Tulsa, Oklahoma
- 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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