Casualties onboard the U.S.S. Kearny
OCTOBER 17, 1941

The Western Union Telegram Sent On The Evening Of October 19, 1941:

"THE NAVY DEPARTMENT DEEPLY REGRETS HAVING TO INFORM YOUTHAT YOUR SON IS REPORTED MISSING AS A RESULT OF THE TORPEDOING OF THE USS KEARNY. AT PRESENT THE DEPARTMENT HAS NOTHING BUT BARE FACTS BUT WILL INFORM YOU WHEN FURTHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE."
C. W. NIMITZ, CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF NAVIGATION

Memorial Program From The Service



KILLED IN ACTION

Name Rate Battle Station
Curtis, L.A.WT1cNo. 1 Fireroom
Gajeway, H.A.WT1cNo. 1 Fireroom
Dobnikar, L.WT2cNo. 1 Fireroom
Calvert,G.A.F1cNo. 1 Fireroom
Larriviere, S.G.F1cNo. 1 Fireroom
Stoltz, I.W.F1cNo. 1 Fireroom
Wade, R.B.F3cNo. 1 Fireroom
Camp, F.A.SC1cEnroute to Battle Station
La Fleur, F.PhM2cEnroute to Battle Station
Young, H.T.MM2cEnroute to Battle Station
Pyle, D.F.Sea2cEnroute from Battle Station

INJURED

Name Rate Injuries
Danis, A.L.CommandingShock and deafness of both ears.
Lyman, H.EnsignShock.
Frontakowski, LCBMMultiple wounds, multiple contusions, first and second degree burns of neck, hip right leg and ankle. Fracture of finger. Condition serious.
Kurtz, S.R.TM3cCompound fracture of both ankles. Multiple third degree burns; contusion of left shoulder and pelvis. Condition critical.
Salvatore, C.F2cShock and hemmorrhage of left ear, laceration above left eye, undetermined fracture of skull.
Green, J.MAtt1cShock.
Jones, J.R.Sea2cShock.
Higgins, C.I.MM1cShock and deafness of both ears.
Hinton, H.D.Sea2cUndetermined fracture of right ribs, deafness.
Dickinson, J.G.QM1cShock.
Hall, G.R.FC1cContusion, right thigh.
Bobe, L.T.Sea2cContusion of back, shoulders, and right leg.
Friedman, H.CRMContusion of right ankle.
Dow, A.H.RM3Contusion of left hand.
Tunks, L.E.Sea1cContusion of left lumbar region.
Bernhardt, F.F.Msmth1cDeafness of both ears.
Mann, C.E.CTMContusion of chest.
Phillips, A.Sea2cContusion of right hip.
Tweedy, F.H.MM1cContusion of right arm.
Pierron, J.A.BM2cLaceration to forehead.
Evans, J.R.Sea2cContusion of right thigh.
Schmidling, C.J.FC3cContusion of right thigh.
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