Enlisted

Keen, Elmo Noel

Crewmember Status: Killed in action

21/Feb/1920 – 03/May/1945

Machinist’s Mate 1st Class, USN


 


Enlisted:

Boot Camp:

Battle Station while aboard DD 803:

Discharged: ,


 


Birth: Feb. 21, 1920 – Arkoma, Le Flore, Oklahoma
Death: May 3, 1945 – China Sea off the east coast of Okinawa

Elmo Keen was in the U.S. Navy, aboard the USS Little DD 803 off the east coast of Okinawa when the ship was struck by multiple Japanese kamikaze planes. He went down with the ship and lost his life at sea.