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F1 William David Tucker

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F1 William David Tucker

Birth
Osceola, St. Clair County, Missouri, USA
Death 7 Dec 1941 (aged 19)
Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Memorial Site* Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Courts of The Missing, Court 2 (Recovered)
Memorial ID 56133986 View Source
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USS Oklahoma Memorial

Fairview Cemetery

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced that U.S. Navy Fireman 1st Class William D. Tucker, 19, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Dec. 3, 2020.

On Dec. 7, 1941, Tucker was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma (BB-37), which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in the deaths of 429 crewmen, including Tucker.
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