- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 05:35
Richard Earl Connelly
R. E. CONNELLY
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 242 81 03
- Rate: CQM(A (Chief Quartermaster) (Assigned)
- Duties: In charge of the watch-to-watch navigation and the maintenance, correction, and preparation of nautical charts and navigation publications. Also responsible for navigational instruments and clocks and the training of ship's lookouts and helmsmen.
- Enlisted: 19 August 1938 (Reenlistment)
- Place: San Pedro, California
- Onboard USS Arizona: 16 June 1939
- From: USS Algores
- Date of Birth: 25 June 1903
- Place of Birth: Pennsylvania
- Hometown / State December 1941: Long Beach, California
- Next of Kin: Mrs. Geraldine Connelly - Wife
- Address: 1239 E. 4th St., Long Beach, California
- 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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