- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Saturday, 11 June 2016 22:54
Walter Ralph Conrad
Quartermaster Second Class
W. R. CONRAD
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 283 18 21
- Rate: QM2c (Quartermaster Second Class)
- 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: 7 July 1936
- Place: Cleveland, Ohio
- Onboard USS Arizona: 6 June 1937
- From: RS Norfolk, Virginia
- Date of Birth: 29 September 1917
- Place of Birth: Canton, Ohio
- Hometown / State December 1941: Lynwood, California
- Next of Kin: Mrs. Irene Marie Conrad - Wife
- Address: 1036 Stockton, Lynwood, California
- Brother: Homer Milton Conrad, Jr. also KIA USS Arizona.
- 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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