23 Cassin Young Crewmen Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for there Country


Killed in Action - July 30, 1945

Combs, Arvel Lee F1c



Date of Birth:  15 Oct-24 making him 21 when he died…


Date of Enlistment: 8 Jul-43  Enlisted from Huntsville WV

Reported Aboard: 31 Dec-43  from Rec. Station Terminal Island


Arvil was in the forward fire room when the Kamikaze hit the ship. 


Final Resting Places:

Buried temporarily on Zamami Shima, Ryuku Retto.

John S. Combs Cemetery, Vest KY