AARON, Hubert (n) - F2/c USN - Arkansas
Hubert Aaron F2/c USN

Hubert Aaron, F2c
Hubert Aaron
Fireman Second Class
Hubert Aaron, F2c
USS Arizona Memorial Wall
USS Arizona ROC

Newspaper Article
  • Name of Record: Hubert Aaron (n) **NOT Hubert Charles Titus Aaron - see notes below
  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 346 86 21
  • Rate: F2/c (Fireman Second Class)
  • Duties: Fire and tend boilers. Operate, adjust and repair pumps.
  • Enlisted: 14 October 1940
  • Place: Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 4 January 1941
  • From: USS Brazos
  • Birth Name: Hubert Aaron **see note regarding name below
  • Date of Birth: 22 October 1919
  • Place of Birth: Garland, Arkansas
  • School: Fouke High School
  • Hometown / State on 7 December 1941 - Texarkana, Arkansas
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Alfred Alonzo Aaron - Father
  • Address: Route 1, Box 153, Texarkana, Arkansas
  • Parents: Alfred Alonzo Aaron & Jennie Davis Aaron
  • 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
  • **Note Regarding Hubert Aaron's Name: Hubert Aaron is incorrectly listed on many casualty lists and other modern resources as “Hubert Charles Titus Aaron”. His Birth Certificate shows no middle name... See More Information & Supporting Documents

*Note: According to USS Arizona Survivor, Vincent James "Jim" Vlach, the use of (n) after a name on the muster rolls designates no middle name (not used on final ROC).

Photo and Service information from the Vincent J. Vlach, USN Ret., (USS Arizona Survivor & Ship's Historian) and I. B. Nease, USNR Ret., (USS Arizona Historian) Collections [privately held collections]
Other Information, Documents, and/or Photos provided by N. A. Nease [privately held collection]
Report of Changes: National Archives at College Park; College Park, Maryland, United States; Muster Rolls of U.S. Navy Ships, Stations, and Other Naval Activities, 01/01/1939 - 01/01/1949; Record Group: 24, Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1798 - 2007; Series ARC ID: 594996; Series MLR Number: A1 135
Information researched and compiled by N. A. Nease.
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