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

February 15, 1920 (Newburyport, Mass.) – December 7, 1941; 21 years oldUnmarriedFather listed at Lower Lane, BerlinEnlisted on October 14, 1940Service number 2072954USS Arizona (BB-39) Born to Richard Sr. (1896-1972) and Pauline H. Colby Patterson (1894-1977). Sisters Sarah E. Patterson Hadley (1922-1985) and Anne Patterson Baein (1931-). Received the Purple Heart Medal. He is oneContinue reading “SHIPFITTER THIRD CLASS RICHARD PATTERSON JR.; U.S. NAVY”