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    19 South Carolinians who died in Pearl Harbor – Florence, South Carolina

    Florence, South Carolina 2021-12-07 07:10:01 – GettyImages 628353402

    Columbia, South Carolina (WBTW) – “The Day to Live on the Notorious Day” is back on the other side of the country.

    Almost 20 South Carolina men died in the attack on Pearl Harbor when the bomb was dropped on Hawaii just 80 years ago.

    The sculptures at Memorial Park on Hampton Street, Colombia, commemorate those killed and surviving in the attack. The monument bears 25 names, some of which are linked to North Carolina and other states.

    About 2,400 people were killed in the attack, including about 50 civilians. Half of them are onboard the USS Arizona, with more than 900 people buried to date.

    The South Carolinas who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor are:

    Samuel Bush

    Ship: USS California

    Birthplace: Beaufort County

    Disposal: Burial / Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

    Hubert Clement

    Ship: USS Oklahoma

    Birthplace: Inman

    Propensity: Operational action / Loss at sea

    Carl Doll

    Ship: USS Oklahoma

    Birthplace: Green Building

    Propensity: Operational action / Loss at sea

    Benjamin Gilead

    Ship: USS Oklahoma

    Birthplace: Beaufort

    Disposal: Burial / Memorial at Beaufort National Cemetery

    Ardley Hasty

    Ship: Member of the US Army Air Corps

    Birthplace: Richland District

    Disposal: Burial / Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

    Earl food

    Ship: Member of the US Army Air Corps

    Birthplace: Dillon

    Disposal: Burial / Memorial at Florence National Cemetery

    Eric Kampmeyer

    Ship: USS Utah

    Birthplace: Charleston County

    Propensity: Operational action / Loss at sea

    Henry Lee
    Ship: USS Arizona

    Birthplace: Conway

    Disposal: irreparable

    Wayne Lewis

    Ship: USS Arizona

    Birthplace: Arcadia

    Disposal: irreparable

    Luther McBee

    Ship: USS West Virginia

    Birthplace: Green Building

    Disposal: Buried / Memorial in the Anglican Cemetery in Greenville

    Frazier Mayfield

    Ship: USS Nevada

    Birthplace: Leeds

    Disposal: Burial / Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

    John Mears

    Ship: USS Arizona

    Birthplace: Green Building

    Disposal: irreparable

    Douglas Moore

    Ship: USS Arizona

    Birthplace: Anderson

    Disposal: irreparable

    James Moore

    Ship: USS Arizona

    Birthplace: Anderson

    Disposal: irreparable

    James Nations

    Ship: USS Arizona

    Birthplace: Pickens County

    Disposal: irreparable

    Milton Salat

    Ship: USS Oklahoma

    Birthplace: Mauldin

    Propensity: Operational action / Loss at sea

    Broads waist

    Ship: USS Arizona

    Birthplace: Simpsonville

    Disposal: irreparable

    Vernon White

    Ship: USS Arizona

    Birthplace: Colombia

    Disposal: irreparable

    Jack Williams

    Ship: USS Arizona

    Birthplace: Spartanberg

    Disposal: irreparable

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