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First Name: Fred

Last Name: Zimmerman

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)

Rating: Coxswain

Home of Record: ND

Date of Birth:

Date of Death: 07 December 1941

Rank or Rate: Petty Officer Third Class

Years Served: 1940 - 1941
Fred Zimmerman

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Fred Zimmerman was a farmer before he joined the U.S. Navy in 1940.

On 7 December 1941, Coxswain Petty Officer Third Class Fred Zimmerman was aboard the USS Arizona when the Japanese made their sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. He went down with his ship and is forever entombed in the Arizona.

Medals and Awards

Purple Heart
Combat Action Ribbon
American Defense Service Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with Bronze Star
World War II Victory Medal

Honoree ID: 105092   Created by: MHOH




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