Oklahoma Casualties Database

U.S.S. Oklahoma

Gomez, Charles

"Charles C. Gomez, son of Mr. And Mrs. Charles Gomez, Sr. of Slidell, was serving on the U.S.S. Oklahoma when the attack on Pearl Harbor was made on December 7, 1941. He went down with his ship. Born June 3, 1922, he would have been 19 years old on his next birthday."
-hometown newspaper clipping, c.1941

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