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Kentucky sailor Shelby Treadway killed at Pearl Harbor buried – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-06-07 03:42:05 –

Shelby Treadway, from Manchester, Kentucky, died in an attack on December 7, 1941, while riding the USS Oklahoma.

Louisville, Kentucky — A recently discovered Kentucky sailor who died in Pearl Harbor was enshrined.

The attack on December 7, 1941, killed Shelby Treadway, Manchester’s Navy Gunner Mate Third Class.

The Treadway had a full military burial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) on Wednesday, June 2.

According to the U.S. Navy, the treadway was assigned to USS Oklahoma, where a ship capsized after firing from a Japanese aircraft and hit by multiple torpedoes, killing more than 400 crew members on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor.

In September 2020, a DNA analysis by the DPAA Forensic Institute identified the treadway.

Governor Andy Bescher ordered the half-mast to be lowered from sunrise to sunset on the day the treadway was buried.

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