Home
On Eternal Patrol - Lost Submariners of World War II
 
Presentation

WWII

WWII Boats

Pre-WWII

Pre-WWII Boats

Post-WWII

Post-WWII Boats

Additional Loss

Sources

Links

Privacy

Contact Us

 


Arthur William Eaton, Jr.

Arthur William Eaton, Jr.

 Silver StarPurple Heart

Rank/Rate Quartermaster, Second Class
Service Number 386 05 20
Birth Date January 19, 1924
From Garden City, Minnesota
Decorations Silver Star, Purple Heart
Submarine USS Barbel (SS-316)
Loss Date February 4, 1945
Location Approximately 7 49.5' N x 116 47.5' E
Circumstances Sunk by air attack
Remarks Arthur was born in Mankato, Minnesota.  He is memorialized with a marker in the Garden City (Minnesota) Cemetery.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.  Photo of marker courtesy of Dick Hasher.

SILVER STAR CITATION:

SYNOPSIS: Quartermaster Second Class Arthur W. Eaton, Jr. (NSN: 3860520), United States Navy, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against an armed enemy, during World War II. His gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Naval Service.

 

Arthur W. Eaton - marker

Home   Presentation   WWII   Pre-WWII   Post-WWII     Sources  

Related Links   Privacy   Contact Us

 

  Eaton, Arthur William, Jr.

Ryo Han