James Milton Robertson
Killed 7 Dec 1941 aboard USS Arizona BB-39 during surprise attack by naval forces of Japan.
Father: Mr. Rufus K. Robertson, Rt 2, Morristown, TN
The James Milton Robertson VFW Post 5266 in Morristown, TN is named in his honor.
According to T.J. Cooper, the author of The Men of the USS Arizona BB-39, Machinists Mate 1st Class James Milton Robertson was awarded the following medals
American Defense Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Purple Heart Medal
A memorial marker is located at Liberty Hill United Methodist Church in Morristown, TN, and every year on Memorial Day the VFW Post 5266 Honor Guard places a wreath and honors his memory with a 21 gun salute and taps.
-Submitted by Doyle W. Smith