Jack B. Sniff

NAME
Jack Bertrand Sniff
NICKNAME
MCSN
305320
HOME OF RECORD
Speer, IL
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Martha Sniff
DATE OF BIRTH
February 22, 1922
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
June 16, 1941
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Arizona
DUTY
Musician
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
FM Corporal Sniff 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
Field Music Corporal
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
Lawn Ridge Cemetery, Marshall County, IL
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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Jack Sniff shortly after enlisting. Photo found on honorstates.org

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