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Ellis, Earl Maurice

Rank and Name, Radioman Third Class Earl Maurice Ellis.

Unit/Placed in, USS Oklahoma (BB-39) Battleship, United States Navy.

 

Earl is born approx. on Aug. 20, 1917 in Michigan.

 

Father, William G. Ellis.

Mother, Margaret A. (Rawlins) Ellis.

Sister, Alice I. Vivian I. Ollie M. Gladys M. and Pearl B. Ellis.

Brother, Clarence W. and Percy E. Ellis.

 

Earl enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # 3468302.

 

Earl was KIA when the Japanese Bombed and Strafed Pearl Harbor 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.

 

Earl is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also ha a Memorial Grave at USS Oklahoma Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Fort Custer National Cemetery,

Augusta, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA.

 

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  Air-Force, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

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/

 

USS Oklahoma (BB-39) Battleship
USS Oklahoma in the Panama Canal
His rank Radioman Third Class