テキサスの船員が真珠湾でUSSオクラホマに乗って殺害された

海軍消防士3級クラレンスA. ブレイロック, 20, フォートワース, テキサス, 戦艦USSオクラホマに配属されました, フォード島に係留されていた, 真珠湾, 日本の航空機が12月に攻撃したとき. 7, 1941, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) 前記.

The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in the deaths of 429 crewmen, including Blaylock,” 代理店は言った.

The Navy spent three years recovering the remains of the deceased. しかしながら, 沿って 1947 scientists had been able to identify only 35 crew members. Those who went unidentified were subsequently buried in 46 plots at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, known as the Punchbowl, in Honolulu, the DPAA said.

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に 2015, DPAA personnel exhumed the USS Oklahoma Unknowns from the Punchbowl and scientists used anthropological analysis to begin the identification process.

海軍消防士3級クラレンスA. ブレイロック, 20, フォートワース, テキサス, has been accounted for nearly 78 years after his death aboard the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

海軍消防士3級クラレンスA. ブレイロック, 20, フォートワース, テキサス, has been accounted for nearly 78 years after his death aboard the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor. (Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency )

Blaylock was accounted for on July 29, 2019, the DPAA said. He will be buried on Nov. 9, 2022, at the Punchbowl.

The names of sailors who were unaccounted for following the attack on Pearl Harbor were recorded on the Walls of the Missing at the Punchbowl.

Blaylock’s name will now have a rosette placed next to it to show that he’s been accounted for.

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