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Arnst, Orrn Theodore

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Orrn Theodore Arnst.

Unit/Placed in, USS Colorado (BB-45) Battleship, United States Navy.


Orrn is born approx. on 21 July, 1921 in Chaska, Minnesota.

Father, Christ J. Arnst.

Mother, Genevieve (Koehnen) Arnst.

Sister(s), Frida L. and Margorie A. Arnst.

Brother(s), Roy J. and Frank Arnst.


Orrn enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 6391368.


Orrn was KIA when on 27 November, 1944 when the USS Colorado suddenly was attacked by kamikaze who severely damaged the ship at Leyte Gulf, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Orrn is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.


Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Colorado (BB-45) Battleship
His rank Seaman First Class