Arnett Lonzo Hodge was born 31 May 1921 in Rutledge, TN to Alonzo Ruben Hodge and Nora Flora Owens. Siblings: Elmer Hodge, Christine Hodge, and Paul Hodge
He died 21 October 1942 at Manhattan, New York City, NY

Gunners Mate First Class
U.S.S. Niblack, DD-424

Arnett Hodge served on the U.S.S. Wyoming and on the U.S.S. Niblack. He is buried at Blue Springs Cemetery, Grainger County, Tennessee

The Knoxville Journal, October 27, 1942
Funeral services for Arnett Lonzo Hodge, 21, of the U.S. Navy, whose accidental death was reported Saturday, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Blue Springs Baptist Church, Grainger County, with burial in the church cemetery. The Revs. Joe Stevens and Louis Ellis will officiate. The body will reach Knoxville at 1:05 p.m. today and be taken to Rose’s.

  • Rank: Gunnersmate First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 31 May 1921
  • Date of death: 21 October 1942
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Rutledge
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Niblack (DD-424)
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Blue Springs Cemetery, Grainger County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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