Veterans' Memorial Project

Peter Anthony Drazba

Crete, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1940

Service Branch: Navy

Rank: Signalman, Second Class

Date of Birth: 10/08/1918

Date of Death: 09/05/1942

Affiliations: Phi Kappa Sigma

Signalman Drazba was with the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was killed in action when his ship, U.S.S. Little, was sunk off Guadalcanal by three Japanese destroyers while patrolling off Lunga Point. He is listed as Missing in Action or Buried at Sea on the Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

-taken from Web site above and University and public records

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