Private Abner Franklin Power of Oklahoma was one of those killed in the attack on Pearl Harbour, Hawai’i in 1941.
Assigned to the marine detachment with the famed USS Arizona, Private Power was killed on December 7, 1941, when the Arizona was sunk at Pearl Harbour. His mother received the dreaded telegram on December 17, 1941. A Joe Powers and a Roy W. Powers were also killed in the attack.
They are commemorated on the ‘Tablets of the Missing’ at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific’s USS Arizona Memorial.