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Ellis Jr. , Fred Allan

Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Third Class Fred Allan Ellis Jr.

Unit/Placed in, USS Wasp (CV-7) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Fred is born approx. on Dec 13, 1919 in Alabama.

 

Father, Fred A. Ellis.

Mother, Dora B. (Weathers) Ellis.

Sister, Lois L. Ellis.

Brothers, Martin, Aylmer, William, Vernon and Marvin Ellis.

 

Fred enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 2957401.

 

Fred was KIA when the USS Wasp was scuttled after attack by Japanese submarine on Sep. 15, 1943, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/07.htm 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 Wasp (CV-7) Carrier
Japanese Sub I-19
His rank Electrician's Mate Third Class