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Pearl Harbor, T.H.,
December 11, 1941
|From:||The Commanding Officer.|
|To:||The Commander-in-Chief, U.S. PACIFIC FLEET.|
|Subject:||Events During Raid of December 7, 1941 - Report of.|
|Reference:||(a) CincPac despatch 102102 December 1941.|
Four spare .50 caliber machine guns and thirteen .30 caliber machine guns were broken out, mounted and manned, this action being accomplished during the course of the attacks.
All boats of the Dobbin were sent into the landings immediately, and have been in continuous service wherever needed since. The Commanding Officer is pleased to report that the performance of all hands was excellent and the conduct most commendable, characterized by a strong will to fight and to turn to enthusiastically in any and every was possible to assist in servicing the destroyers and in protecting their own ship.
CARTER, Howard Frederic, 381 23 23, Cox., U.S. Navy.
KILLED IN ACTION - at about 0930 on December 7, 1941.
DIAGNOSIS: Wound, Multiple (Thorax & pulmonary ) #2564. Key letter "K" (Shrapnel). NEXT OF KIN: Mother: Mabel Rose Carter, Box 44, Lakeside, California.
BAKER, "J" "W", 356 23 72, TM3c, U.S. Navy.
DIED AS A RESULT OF WOUND RECEIVED IN ACTION - at about 1400 on December 7, 1941.
DIAGNOSIS: AMPUTATION, TRAUMATIC, RIGHT FEMUR, #2572. Key letter "K" (Shrapnel). NEXT OF KIN: Father: John W. Baker, 115 N.W. 21st St., Oklahoma City, Okla.
GROS, Roy Arthur, 385 88 05, F1c, U.S. Navy.
DIED AS RESULT OF WOUND RECEIVED IN ACTION - at about 2330 on December 7, 1941.
DIAGNOSIS: WOUND, PUNCTURE, LEFT PULMONARY, #2565. Key letter "K" (Shrapnel). NEXT OF KIN: Mother: Edna Mable Eld, 109 Marion St., Oak Park, Illinois.
BRUMLEY, Edwin Jack, 360 93 31, Cox., U.S. Navy.
DIAGNOSIS: WOUND, LACERATED, LEFT BUTTOCK. #2563. Key letter "K" (Shrapnel), (Wound not fatal).
OUELLETTE, Clarence, Matt, 368 58 89, Sea2c, U.S. Navy.
DIAGNOSIS: CONTUSION, CHEST. #2512. Key letter "K" (Bomb-fall explosion). (Wound not fatal).
In addition, MARZE, Andrew Michael, 250 29 87, GM1c, U.S.N., was killed in action on board the U.S.S. Pennsylvania, while assisting in effort to repel air attack.
DIAGNOSIS: WOUNDS, MULTIPLE (Bomb) #2564, Key letter "K". NEXT OF KIN: WIFE - Doris Grace Marze, 520 10th Street, Naval Housing, Pearl Harbor, T.H. (deceased remains were transferred to U.S. Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor, T.H., by the U.S.S. Pennsylvania).