- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Friday, 10 June 2016 13:27
Elmer Emil Christensen
Machinist's Mate Class
E. E. CHRISTENSEN
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 268 42 39
- Rate: MM1/c (Machinist's Mate First Class)
- Duties: Operate main and auxiliary engines. Adjust, repair, and overhaul engines. Be familiar with ship's drainage systems, distilling plants, evaporators and pumps.
- Enlisted: 14 November 1938
- Place: Salt Lake City, Utah
- Onboard USS Arizona: 11 March 1939
- From: NTS San Diego, California
- Date of Birth: Abt 1921
- Place of Birth: Wyoming
- Hometown / State December 1941: Buffalo, Wyoming
- Next of Kin: Mr. Olaf Nelson Christensen - Father
- Address: Buffalo, Wyoming
- 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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