Gordon Blane King
Born in 1920
KIA, 7 December 1941, Pearl Harbor, HI
Seaman King was shipped aboard USS Arizona BB-39, moored on Battleship Row Pearl Harbor, when she was sunk by Naval Forces of the Empire of Japan during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. He is commemorated at the Arizona Memorial.
Parents: William T. and Alice King
Siblings: Hazel King, Blanche King, Ruth King, Helen King, Charles King,
Marion King, and Clyde King

  • Rank: Seaman First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 February 1920
  • Date of death: 7 December 1941
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Arizona (BB-39)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Pearl Harbor
  • Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal wFleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Middle Panel
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