Everett R. Belt, Jr.

NAME
Everett Ray Belt, Jr.
NICKNAME
MCSN
291740
HOME OF RECORD
842 Big Bend Road, Kirkwood, MO
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Margaret M. Belt
DATE OF BIRTH
May 3, 1917
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
August 17, 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
PFC Belt was last known to be aboard the USS Arizona before the ship exploded and sank at Pearl Harbor.
He was declared killed in action on this date.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private First Class
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Biography:
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Articles and Records:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 29 July 1943.

Photo Gallery:

PFC Belt’s enlistment photo. Found at honorstates.org

One thought on “Everett R. Belt, Jr.

  1. Comment received November 21, 2016

    I gave you a salute when I visited the Arizona.
    Your cousin, son of Alpha Velma Belt Swigert, who was the daughter of William Henry Belt and Harriet Susanna Brown.
    William George Swigert, Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps(Retired)

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