James F. McCarrens

NAME
James Francis McCarrens
NICKNAME
Lick
MCSN
274786
HOME OF RECORD
1105 Lafayette Street, Ottawa, IL
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Margaret McCarrens
DATE OF BIRTH
March 5, 1916
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
September 29, 1939
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Arizona
DUTY
Gun Trainer
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Corporal McCarrens 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
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Corporal
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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