Thursday, April 25, 2013

Indiana Pearl Harbor Survivor Passes Away

From March 21, 2013.

It would seem that this blog is really having a lot of news about the deaths of Pearl Harbor survivors.  So be it.  That is fitting.

James Moore, 94, of Peru and a member of the Indiana pearl harbor Survivors Association Chapter 2 has died.  James Laud, Sr., of Highland is the Indiana State Chairmean of the Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors says there are only about 40 survivors left in the state.

In 1940, James Moore was on the USS Arkansas, battleship, and in 1941 became senior officer on the USS Antares which was at the mouth of Pearl Harbor during the attack.

Later, he was commanding officer on the USS Pembina during World War II and commanded the USS Burlington during the Korean War.

GreGen

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