NAME
John Calvin Atchison
NICKNAME
MCSN
291613
HOME OF RECORD
2009 Oregon Avenue, St. Louis, MO
NEXT OF KIN
Father, Mr. Earl Atchison
DATE OF BIRTH
February 23, 1922
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
August 14, 1940
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Arizona
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Private Atchison was last known to be aboard the USS Arizona when she was sunk at Pearl Harbor.
He was declared killed in action on this date.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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