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Clockwise from top left: U.S. flag; USS Arizona in heavy seas in the 1930s; A modern Navy honor guard; Oregon flag; Arlington National Cemetery; USS West Virginia in flames at Pearl Harbor.

Clockwise from top left: U.S. flag; USS Arizona in heavy seas in the 1930s; A modern Navy honor guard; Oregon flag; Arlington National Cemetery; USS West Virginia in flames at Pearl Harbor.


Clockwise from top left: U.S. flag; USS Arizona in heavy seas in the 1930s; A modern Navy honor guard; Oregon flag; Arlington National Cemetery; USS West Virginia in flames at Pearl Harbor.

Oregon Casualties

The following is a partial list of Oregonians who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor. Most of the casualty lists that can be found document persons by name, military rank, and ship or location at the time of the attack, but seldom give the state of residence. Therefore, these names are included as only a partial list.

 

World War II Honor List of Missing and Dead-State of Oregon

 

World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing - State of Oregon (Compiled in 1946 by the U.S. War Department to document Army casualties - 19 page PDF document)


Frank George Brown, QM3c, USN
William Howard Brown, S2c, USN
John Collier, F2c, USN
Joel Beman Cowden, S2c, USN
Harley Wade Craft, CM3c, USN
William Joseph Curry, WT2c, USN
Dexter Wilson Fincher, SGT, USMC
Carroll Gale Greenfield, S1c, USN
Verrell Roy Heater, S1c, USN
Darrell Robert Howe, S2c, USN
**Victor Lawrence Jeans, WT2c, USN
Arland Earl Price, RM2c, USN
Glen Donald Rawhouser, F3c, USN
John James Robinson, Em1c, USN
Delmore "Verdi" Sederstrom, Ensign USN
Ralph Leory Wallace, F3c, USN
Donald Vern Westin, F3c, USN
Everett Morris Wick, FC3c, USN

** View death certificate of Victor Lawrence Jeans

If you have information about an individual Oregonian who died in the Pearl Harbor attack please contact the Oregon State Archives by e-mail: reference.archives@state.or.us

Sources:
USS Arizona image:
US Naval History Center
Modern Navy honor guard image:
US Navy Digital Imagery;
Arlington National Cemetery image: Maine Senator Susan Collins Web site
USS West Virginia image:
US Naval History Center

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