SHIPFITTER THIRD CLASS RICHARD PATTERSON JR.; U.S. NAVY

February 15, 1920 (Newburyport, Mass.) – December 7, 1941; 21 years old; unmarriedFather listed at Lower Lane, BerlinEnlisted on October 14, 1940Service number 2072954USS ARIZONA (BB-39) Received the Purple Heart Medal. In the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. More than 75 years after his death, Richard Patterson Jr.’s alma mater, Berlin High School inContinue reading “SHIPFITTER THIRD CLASS RICHARD PATTERSON JR.; U.S. NAVY”