Oklahoma Casualties Database

U.S.S. Oklahoma

Henrichsen, Jimmy

Jimmy Henrichsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henrichsen of Gann Valley, reported missing after the Pearl Harbor incident, graduated from the Platte high school in May 1940 and in June enlisted in the US Navy. The parents received a telegram reporting him missing on December 21; on January 6 they received a package from Jimmy but as near as they could tell the date of mailing was December 5. Jimmy would have been twenty-one years of age the 19th of February.

-Newspaper clipping

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