JAMES  RICHARD  WARD

Rate/Rank
S1
Service Branch
USN 11/1940 - 12/1941
Born
09/10/1921
SPRINGFIELD, OH
KILLED IN ACTION - USS OKLAHOMA BB-37, SUNK BY BOMBING AND STRAFING ATTACK BY JAPANESE, 12/07/1941
SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS
USS OKLAHOMA BB-37
SIGNIFICANT AWARDS
MEDAL OF HONOR 
PURPLE HEART 
AMERICAN DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL W/FLEET CLASP 
ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL W/STAR