Cleburne in Johnson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Ensign Howard D. Crow
Dec. 7, 1941
Pat Cleburne Chapter
Erected by Pat Cleburne Chapter U.D.C.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 32° 20.841′ N, 97° 23.194′ W. Marker is in Cleburne, Texas, in Johnson County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Main Street (State Highway 174) and East Henderson Street (Business U.S. 67), on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. The memorial is located at the northwest corner of the Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 North Main Street, Cleburne TX 76033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Desert Storm Memorial (here, next to this marker); Johnson County War Memorial (here, next to this marker); The 36th Division - Texas National Guard (a few steps from this marker); Cleburne Town Square (a few steps from this marker); Johnson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Middleton T. JohnsonGeneral Patrick R. Cleburne (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson County Courthouse Stone (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleburne.
Also see . . . USS Howard D. Crow (DE-252) - Namesake.
Howard Daniel Crow was born on 2 February 1918 in Alvarado, Texas. he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, in 1939, and enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve (USNR) as an apprentice seaman at Dallas, Texas on 29 August 1940. After training on the heavy cruiser USS Quincy from 28 October to 23 November 1940, he received his appointment as a midshipman, USNR, on 16 December 1940. He was commissioned Ensign after completing Naval Reserve Midshipman's School, Northwestern University on 14 March 1941. He reported to the battleship USS Maryland on 29 March. In the surprise Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, Maryland was moored inboard of USS Oklahoma and received two bomb hits, one of which killed Ensign Crow. Source: Wikipedia(Submitted on July 21, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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