Andrew K Allison F1c
Andrew "K" Allison
Fireman First Class
Andrew K Allison F1c
USS Arizona Memorial Wall
USS Arizona ROC

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  • Name of Record: Andrew "K" Allison*
  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 295 30 27
  • Rate: F1/c (Fireman First Class)
  • Duties: Fire and tend boilers. Operate, adjust and repair pumps.
  • Enlisted: 12 February 1936
  • Place: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 17 June 1936
  • From: NTS Great Lakes
  • Birth Name: Andrew K. Allison
  • Date of Birth: 16 August 1915
  • Place of Birth: Tennessee
  • School: Not Known
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Steele, Missouri (Listed as Tennessee because next of kin was not updated. Brother J. T. Allison has correct next of kin address.)
  • Next of Kin: Mr. and Mrs. L Allison - Parents
  • Address: Route 2, Trenton, Tennessee. (December 1941 address: Steele, Missouri)
  • Parents: Arthur Leroy Allison and Icy D. Bain Allison
  • Brother: "J" "T" Allison also KIA 7 December 1941 on 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

*Note: According to USS Arizona Survivor, Vincent James "Jim" Vlach, the use of "" surrounding initials of a name on the muster rolls, for example "A" "J", designates no known first and/or middle name and that person was referred to only by those initials.

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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