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COX, William Milford - S1/c USN - Kentucky

William Milford Cox S1c

William Milford Cox S1c

William Milford Cox

Seaman First Class

William Milford Cox S1c
W. M. COX

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 287 38 37
  • Rate: S1c (Seaman First Class)
  • Duties: Know naval drill duties, knots, steering and signaling. Stand watch and gunnery duties.
  • Enlisted: 26 March 1940
  • Place: Louisville, Kentucky
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 12 July 1940
  • From: NTS Great Lakes, Illinois
  • Date of Birth: Abt 1920
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Hometown / State December 1941: Harlan, Kentucky
  • Next of Kin: Mrs. Leona Cox - Mother
  • Address: Harlan, Kentucky
  • 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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