J T Allison F1c
J" "T" Allison
Fireman First Class
J T Allison F1c
USS Arizona Memorial Wall
USS Arizona ROC

Newspaper Clipping
  • Name of Record: "J" "T" Allison* - New! wonderful collection of letters & documents show "J" "T" is John T. Allison.
  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 295 53 43
  • Rate: F1/c (Fireman First Class)
  • Duties: Fire and tend boilers. Operate, adjust and repair pumps.
  • Enlisted: 5 December 1939
  • Place: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 29 March 1940
  • From: RS San Diego
  • Birth Name: John T. Allison
  • Date of Birth: 29 November 1920
  • Place of Birth: Tennessee
  • School: Not Known
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Steele, Missouri
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Arthur Leroy Allison - Father
  • Address: Route 1, Steele, Missouri
  • Parents: Arthur Leroy Allison and Icy D. Bain Allison
  • Brother: Andrew "K" 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.
May not be reprinted in any form, other than non-profit educational use, without prior written permission of the author.