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Rank and Name, Radio Technician Third Class Chester Eugene Ellis.
Unit/Placed in, USS California (BB-44) Battleship, United States Navy.
Chester is born approx. no record available Missouri.
Parents and Siblings, no record available.
Chester enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 6288811.
Chester was KIA when the USS California got hit by torpedoes in Pearl Harbour on Dec.7, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Chester is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov
Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/
Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org
Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/