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NAME
Joseph Baraga
NICKNAME
Joe
MCSN
269591
HOME OF RECORD
Channing, MI
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Josephine Baraga
DATE OF BIRTH
October 31, 1915
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
January 3, 1939
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Arizona
DUTY
Gun Captain
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Sergeant Baraga was last known to be aboard the USS Arizona, shortly 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
Sergeant
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
Channing Cemetery, Channing, MI
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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