Vernon P. Keaton

NAME
Vernon Paul Keaton
NICKNAME
Buck
MCSN
309484
HOME OF RECORD
909 Avenue M, Lubbock, TX
NEXT OF KIN
Parents, Guy & Amanda Keaton
DATE OF BIRTH
May 23, 1923
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
May 30, 1941
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
MIA (Declared Dead)
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Oklahoma
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Private Keaton was last known to be aboard the USS Oklahoma when she was sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
He was declared dead the following month.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private
STATUS OF REMAINS
ACCOUNTED FOR (24 August 2017)
MEMORIALS
USS Oklahoma Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Biography:
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Articles and Records:

January 20, 1942 – The Morning Avalanche, Lubbock, TX

Photo Gallery:

“Buck” Keaton, date and location unknown.

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