Sioux County

John Christopher Thorman



John Christopher Thorman was born Jan. 15, 1917 to John Jacob and Dorothea Marie Bussanmus Thorman. He died Dec. 7, 1941 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 2, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii and at the USS Arizona Memorial.

Petty Officer Thorman served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Arizona (BB-39) and was MIA/FOD/KIA in the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was awarded the Purple Heart.