Oklahoma Casualties Database

U.S.S. Oklahoma

Nightingale, Joe Raymond

After exhaustive search it has been found impossible to locate your son Joe Raymond Nightngale Seaman First Class US Navy and he has therefore been officially declared to have lost his life in service of his country as of December seventh nineteen forty one X the Department expresses to you its sincerest sympathy. Rear Admiral Randall Jacobs Chief of Bureau of Navigations

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Oklahoma Historical Society

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