Allen B. Fincher

fincher_AB_honorstates NAME
Allen Brady Fincher
NICKNAME
Brady
SERVICE NUMBER
292084
UNIT
Marine Detachment
USS Arizona
HOME OF RECORD
Canton, TX
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Clara Fincher
DATE OF BIRTH
October 29, 1918
at Canton, TX
ENTERED SERVICE
August 15, 1940
at Dallas, TX
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Hawaiian Islands
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
Killed In Action

CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Assistant Cook Allen B. Fincher was a member of the Marine detachment aboard the battleship USS Arizona. He was aboard on 7 December 1941 when his ship was bombed and sunk by Japanese aircraft at the battle of Pearl Harbor.

Fincher’s remains were never identified, and are believed to rest aboard the Arizona to this day.

Note: No relation to fellow Arizona casualty Sgt. Dexter W. Fincher.

INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Assistant Cook
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
MEMORIALS
USS Arizona Memorial
Honolulu Memorial

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