USS Arizona Interments

NPS Divers bring the urn of USS Arizona Survivor Estelle Birdsell under the waters of Pearl Harbor to the USS Arizona, December 5, 2017.


A total of 334 crewmembers survived the USS Arizona sinking. Some of them have chosen to be interred on the USS Arizona upon their death.

  • Only USS Arizona survivors can be interred on the USS Arizona. Pearl Harbor survivors can have their ashes scattered over Pearl Harbor.
  • The memorial service and interment of deceased USS Arizona Survivors is conducted on the USS Arizona Memorial. The service includes a committal service, interment, rifle salute, TAPS, flag presentation, and plaque presentation.
  • The urns of the deceased are placed in the well of barbette no. four.
 

USS Arizona Survivors interred on the ship as of February 21, 2018:

  1. GM2c S. M. Teslow, 1982
  2. Sea2c D. H. Millikin, 1984
  3. BM2c W. J. Peil, 1988
  4. Sea1c R. L. Pitz, 1989
  5. GM3c H. E. Oliphant, 1990
  6. Ens G. S. Flanagan, Jr., 1992
  7. Sea2c L. R. Cornelius, 1992
  8. FC3c P. H. Egan, 1993
  9. Sea2c G. L. Nelson, Jr., 1993
  10. Sea1c H. W. Gaut, 1995
  11. Sea1c N. W. Coplin, 1995
  12. GM3c J. W. Green, 1996
  13. Ens F. M. Campbell, 1996
  14. MM1 D. H. Starks, 1999
  15. Lt F. M. Falge, 2000
  16. Sea1c L. P. Robinson, 2000
  17. GM2c E. H. Pecotte, 2001
  18. GM3c J. L. Lawson, 2001
  19. Ammic G. D. Phraner, Jr., 2001
  20. Sea1c W. E. Jeffers, 2003
  21. Sea1c R. A. Lott, 2003
  22. Ens J. H. Garfield, 2004
  23. MM1c A. F. Czarnecki, 2004
  24. Sea2c N. B. Chapman, 2004
  25. Sea1c C. S. Combs, 2005
  26. Cox H. R. Strong, 2005
  27. Cox K. E. Edmondson, 2005
  28. Ens H. L. Fitch, 2005
  29. BM1c A. Guna, 2006
  30. Ens M. A. Ramsdell, 2007
  31. PFC J. E. Cory, 2008
  32. S1c C. W. Guerin, Jr., 2008
  33. Ens A. R. Schubert, 2010
  34. Sea1c V. J. Olsen, 2011
  35. PFC F. R. Cabiness, 2011
  36. RM3c G. H. Lane, 2012
  37. Sea1c W. F. Quillin, 2012
  38. AOM2c E. L. Wentzlaff, 2013
  39. Ens J. K. Langdell, 2015
  40. BM2c J. D. Anderson, 2016
  41. Sea1c C. R. Hetrick, 2016
  42. Cox R. J. Haerry, 2017
  43. MM1c E. Birdsell, 2017



Last updated: February 27, 2018

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