Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate First Class John Anderson Arrant.
Unit/Placed in, USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship, United States Navy.
John is born approx. on 27 September, 1917 in Seale, Alabama.
Father, John Canty Arrant.
Mother, Mary E. (Thigpen) Arrant.
Sister, Roberta A. and Betty Arrant.
Brother(s), Fred and Theodore Arrant.
John enlisted the service in Florida with service number # 2682003.
John was KIA during the Japanese Air Raid on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 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.
John is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He is also Mentioned at USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com