John F. Middleswart

NAME
John Franklin Middleswart
NICKNAME
MCSN
309444
HOME OF RECORD
4148 Poplar Street, San Diego, CA
(Raised in Peoria, IL)
NEXT OF KIN
Parents, John & Dora Middleswart
DATE OF BIRTH
April 10, 1921
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
March, 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
PFC Middleswart 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 First Class
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Possibly buried as unknown, Punchbowl Cemetery, Honolulu
MEMORIALS
USS Oklahoma Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Biography:
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Articles and Records:

Articles from the Alton, Illinois “Evening Telegraph”

Photo Gallery:

John Middleswart’s yearbook picture, Woodruff High School, 1940.

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