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APREA, Frank Anthony - COX USN - New York

Frank Anthony Aprea COX

Frank Anthony Aprea COX

Frank Anthony Aprea


Frank Anthony Aprea COX

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 223 58 16
  • Rate: COX (Coxswain)
  • Duties: Work with canvas and handle boats. Know signaling.
  • Enlisted: 23 October 1939
  • From: New York, New York
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 4 January 1941
  • PSNY (Puget Sound Naval Shipyard) Bremerton, Washington
  • Date of Birth: 6 April 1921
  • Place of Birth: New York
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Brooklyn, New York
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Joseph Aprea - Father
  • Address: 753 Grand St., Brooklyn, New York
  • Disposition: RTM - Killed in action. Death #526 by USNH Pearl Harbor. Identified by name on wristband. Cause of death likely burns. Buried at St. John's Cemetary, Middle Village, Queens, New York. (Vincent Vlach records)
  • Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal

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