CSKP Harold Lee Kagarice,

Unknown Sailor

CSKP Harold Lee Kagarice

Harold Lee Kagarice was a career Navy man.

Born in Reno, Kansas 8 miles northeast of Lawrence on March 24, 1906, he joined the Navy in 1925. He was a storekeeper and chief petty officer on the U.S.S. Arizona when he was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941.

He was survived by his widow, Edith, whom he married in Oakland, California in 1932, and by a daughter, Shirley.

He was also survived by his mother, Grace, and six siblings. HIs father, Isaac, a farmer, died in 1928.


Sources: The Hutchinson (Kansas) News; grave marker; Census records; marriage record; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This profile was researched and written on behalf of the U.S.S. Arizona Mall Memorial at the University of Arizona.

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