Oklahoma Casualties Database

U.S.S. Oklahoma

Riley, David

David Riley, Reported Missing David Riley, aboard the USS Oklahoma, has been reported missing in a telegram from Washington, D.C., received Sunday by his foster parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Asmus. Riley enlisted May 7, 1940 in the US Navy. In September he wrote the Asmus' from aboard the Oklahoma, and several days after the Japanese attack on Peal Harbor a foster cousin received a letter from him, sent from the Oklahoma. -Newspaper Clipping

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