23 Cassin Young Crewmen Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for there Country


Killed in Action - July 30, 1945

Erickson, Arnold William RT1c


Date of Birth:  08 Aug-08 making him 37 when he died…


Date of Enlistment: 28 Sep-42  Enlisted from Seattle, WA

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



Arnold was in the radio room on the 01 Level when the plane hit. According to the medical officers official report of casualties he had fatal head wounds (fragments)




Final Resting Places:

Buried temporarily on Zamami Shima, Ryuku Retto

Evergreen Cemetery, Everett WA

Arnold William Erickson