AMUNDSON, Leo DeVere - Pvt USMC - Wisconsin

Leo Devere Amundson Pvt
Leo Devere Amundson
Leo Devere Amundson Pvt
USS Arizona Memorial Wall
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  • Name of Record: Leo Devere Amundson
  • Branch: United States Marine Corps
  • Service Number: 309872
  • Rate: Pvt (Private)
  • Enlisted: 16 July 1941
  • Place: Winona, Minnesota
  • Transferred: 29 October 1941 From Sea School, San Diego, California to MBNY (Marine Barracks Navy Yard) Pearl Harbor via USS Salt Lake City
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 6 December 1941 (Marine Detachment)
  • From: MBNY Pearl Harbor
  • Birth Name: Leo De Vere Amundson
  • Date of Birth: 30 Jun 1923
  • Place of Birth: Westby, Wisconsin
  • School: Central High School
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Alvin Amunson - Father
  • Address: 408 Cameron Ave., La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Parents: Alvin Amundson & Olga Berg Amundson
  • 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

Service information provided by Lamar S. Crawford, USMC Ret., (USS Arizona Survivor)
Photo contributed by Russell J. McCurdy, USMC Ret., (USS Arizona Survivor)
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.