- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Saturday, 11 June 2016 03:06
Kenneth Earl Cockrum
Machinist's Mate First Class
K. E. COCKRUM
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 291 45 47
- Rate: MM1c (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: 8 August 1935
- Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Onboard USS Arizona: 11 December 1936
- Date of Birth: Abt 1917
- Place of Birth: Indiana
- Hometown / State December 1941: Seymour, Indiana
- Next of Kin: Mr. Charles Tom Cockrum - Father
- Address: 512 E. 2nd St., Seymour, Indiana
- 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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