Oklahoma Casualties Database

U.S.S. Oklahoma

Saylor, Paul

Pearl Harbor Victim's Family Receives Award

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel B. Saylor of Johnson City, route 5, have received a Purple Heart decoration awarded post-humously to their son, Paul Edd.
Young Saylor, who was 21 years old, was serving as a fireman first class aboard the USS Oklahoma when the Japanese bombers attacked ships in the harbor. He had been in the Navy since July 7, 1940.

-Newspaper clipping

Oklahoma Historical Society

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