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Andrew James Schmitz

Fireman, First Class, Navy

Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Casualty Date: December 7, 1941
Died In: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Awards: Purple Heart

Killed in action on December 7, 1941 during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Was stationed aboard battleship, U.S.S. Oklahoma. Awarded the Purple Heart posthumously.

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