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NAME
James Theron Black
NICKNAME
MCSN
314626
HOME OF RECORD
Route 2, Covin, AL
NEXT OF KIN
Parents, Ellis & Cora Black
DATE OF BIRTH
May 31, 1921
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
June 19, 1941
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 Black 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
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
Shady Grove Nazarene Church, Bluff, AL
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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