NAME
Thomas Alonzo Britton
NICKNAME
Tommie
MCSN
268898
HOME OF RECORD
Carter, OK
NEXT OF KIN
Father, Mr. Allen Y. Britton
DATE OF BIRTH
July 4, 1916
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
November 16, 1938
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Nevada
DUTY
Captain’s Orderly
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Corporal Britton was killed in action aboard the USS Nevada during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Corporal
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
MEMORIALS
Fairlawn Cemetery, Elk City, OK
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Biography:
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Articles and Records:

The Daily Oklahoman, December 16 1941.

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