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7 December 1941

[Pearl Harbor Memorial]

 
 
7 December 1941 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 12, 2021
1. 7 December 1941 Marker
Inscription.  
United States Marines
Pearl Harbor
Dedicated 10 November 2010 to Lieutenant Colonel D R Fox USMC and the eighty-seven men of the Marine Detachment aboard the USS Arizona on 7 December 1941 at 0755

Born 10 July 1898
Died 7 December 1941
KIA aboard the USS Arizona in defense of Pearl Harbor

A Salute
to
Lieutenant Colonel D R Fox on 4 October 1918 Sergeant Danny Fox earned The French Croix de Guerre, Army Distinguished Service Cross and The Navy Cross for heroism. Lieutenant Colonel Fox was the most combat decorated American aboard the USS Arizona on 7 December 1941.

USS Arizona Marines
KIA 7 December 1941
Amundson, Leo DeVere PVT Minnesota • Atchison, John Calvin PVT Missouri • Bailey, George Richmond PFC California • Baraga, Joseph SGT California • Bartlett, David William CPL California • Beaton Freddie PVT Oklahoma • Belt, Everett Ray Jr. PFC Missouri • Black, James Theron PVT Alabama • Bond, Burnis Leroy CPL Missouri • Borusky, Edwin Charles CPL Minnesota • Brickley, Eugene PVT Texas • Chandler, Donald
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 12, 2021
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Ross PVT Alabama • Cole, Charles Warren SGT Washington • Davis, Virgil Denton PVT Illinois • Dawson, James Berkley PVT Kentucky • Delong, Frederick Eugene CPL Ohio • Dreesbach, Herbert Allen PFC Illinois • Dunnam, Robert Wesley PVT Texas • Durio, Russell PFC Louisiana • Duveene, John 1stSgt Massachusetts • Erskine, Robert Charles PFC Missouri • Evans, David Delton PVT Louisiana • Fincher, Allen Brady ACK Texas • Fincher, Dexter Wilson SGT Oregon • Finley, Woodrow Wilson PFC Louisiana • Fitzgerald, Kent Blake PVT Utah • Fleetwood, Donald Eugene PFC Iowa • Fox, Donald Russell LTCOL Pennsylvania • Griffin, Lawrence J PFC Louisiana • Hamel, Don Edgar FLDMUS Illinois • Harmon, William D PFC California • Herrick, Paul Edward PVT Illinois • Holzworth, Walter MGYSGT New Jersey • Hope, Harold W PVT Oklahoma • Hudnall, Robert Chilton PFC Texas • Huff, Robert Glenn PVT Texas • Hughes, Marvin Austin PVT Texas • Hultman, Donald Standly PFC Minnesota • Hux, Leslie Creade PFC Louisiana • Jerrison, Donald D CPL California • Jones, Quincy Eugene PFC Florida • Kalinowski, Henry PVT Utah • Keen, Billy Mack PVT Texas • Krahn, James Albert PFC Minnesota • Lindsay, James E PFC Michigan • Lovshin, William Joseph PFC Minnesota • McCarrens, James Francis CPL Illinois • Minear, Richard J Jr PFC California • Mostek, Francis Clayton
7 December 1941 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 12, 2021
3. 7 December 1941 Marker
PFC Washington • Nolatubby, Henry Ellis PFC Oklahoma • O'Brien, Joseph Bernard PFC Illinois • Patterson, Clarence Rankin PFC Oklahoma • Pedtrotti, Francis James PVT Missouri • Piaseki, Alexander Louis CPL Colorado • Powell, Jack Speed PFC California • Power, Abner Franklin PVT Oklahoma • Reinhold, Rudolph Herbert PVT Utah • Schneider, William Jacob PFC Illinois • Scott, Crawford Edward PFC Missouri • Scott, George Harrison PVT Washington • Shive, Gordon Eshom PVT California • Simensen, Carleton Elliott 2ndLt North Dakota • Sniff, Jack Bertrand CplF1M Illinois • Stevenson, Frank Jake PFC Kansas • Stovall, Richard Patt PFC Texas • Swiontek, Stanley Stephen FLDCK Illinois • Szabo, Theodore Stephen PVT Iowa • Webb, Carl Edward PFC Texas • Weier, Bernard Arthur PVT Illinois • Whisler, Gilbert Henry PFC Iowa • Windish, Robert James PVT Missouri • Windle, Robert England PFC Illinois • Wittenberg, Russell Duane PVT Iowa

United States Marines KIA
USS Nevada BB-36
Britton, Thomas A CPL • Heath, Francis C PFC • King, Orvell V Jr PFC • Lunsford, Jack L PFC • Morrissey, Edward F PFC • Smith, Keith V PVT • Trujillo, Richard I PFC

USS Oklahoma BB-37
Arthurholtz, Marley R PFC • Black, Waldean PVT • Collier, Walter L PFC • Cremean, Alva J PFC • Drefahl, Elmer E CPL •

7 December 1941 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 12, 2021
4. 7 December 1941 Marker
Gaver, Harry H 2ndLt • Hall, Ted PVT • Henry, Otis W PVT • Holmes, Robert K PFC • Keaton, Vernon P PVT • Middleswart, John F PFC • Peak, Robert H PVT • Pennington, Raymond PVT • Taylor, Charles R PFC

USS Pennsylvania BB-38
Barron, Thomas N CPL • Nations, Morris E CPL • Stewart, Floyd D PFC • Tobin, Patrick P PFC • Vincent, Jesse C Jr CPL • Wade, George H Jr PFC

USS California BB-44
Blount, John A Jr PFC • Lee, Roy E Jr PFC • Shook, Shelby C PVT • Wallen, Earl D PFC

USS Helena CL-50
Johnson, George E PFC

Marine Corps Air Station
Lutschan, William E Jr SGT • Turner, William G Jr PVT • Lawrence, Edward S PFC • Micheletto, Carlo A SGT

Encased within this monument is steel form the USS Arizona
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 32.487′ N, 77° 20.571′ W. Marker is in Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Memorial can be reached from Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles south of Joplin Road (Virginia Route 619), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Quantico VA 22134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. No Sacrifice Forgotten (here, next to this marker); 3rd Battalion, 27th Marines

7 December 1941 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 12, 2021
5. 7 December 1941 Marker
(here, next to this marker); 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines (here, next to this marker); Company H (a few steps from this marker); 9th Engineer Battalion (a few steps from this marker); The Basic School (a few steps from this marker); Marine Spouses and Children Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 2nd Bn 4th Marines Memorial Trail Segment (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Triangle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 14, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jul. 4, 2022