Daniel R. Fox

Daniel Fox as a major, date unknown.
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NAME
Daniel Russell Fox
NICKNAME
MCSN
O-000307
HOME OF RECORD
1811 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA
(originally Pottstown, PA)
NEXT OF KIN
Wife, Mrs. Elsie Fox
DATE OF BIRTH
July 10, 1898
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
July 29, 1916
April 2, 1921 (commissioned)
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Arizona
DUTY
Admiral’s Staff
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Lieutenant Colonel Fox 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
Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Purple Heart with Gold Star, Croix de Guerre
LAST KNOWN RANK
Lieutenant Colonel
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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2 Replies to “Daniel R. Fox”

  1. Comment from Terry McCurdy Albert
    October 7, 2016

    Lieutenant Colonel Daniel R. Fox was my GreatUncle. Family called him Russel. He was one of 13 children born to William F. & Kathrine Fox.

  2. Comment from Peg Fox
    January 12, 2017

    Terry, Lt.C. was my husband’s father, I married Dan in 1987. We have the sword. Dan died November of 2016.

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