- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Saturday, 11 June 2016 04:55
Marshal Herman Coffman
Gunner's Mate Third Class
M. H. COFFMAN
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 291 56 75
- Rate: GM3c (Gunner's Mate Third Class)
- Duties: Take charge of gun and crew. Assemble and fire all types of guns. Handle ammunition. Handle mines and depth charges.
- Enlisted: 2 November 1938
- Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Onboard USS Arizona: 25 March 1939
- From: NTS Great Lakes, Illinois
- Date of Birth: Abt 1920
- Place of Birth: Indiana or Kentucky
- Hometown / State December 1941: Ft. Wayne, Indiana
- Next of Kin: Mrs. Callie Wynema Boals - Mother
- Address: 531 E. Lewis St., Ft. Wayne, 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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