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Atchley Jr. , Ernest Earl

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class (Navy Guard) Ernest Earl Atchley Jr.

Unit/Placed in, S.S. Jean Nicolet (Liberty ship), United States Naval Reserve.


Ernest is born approx. on 7 Jan. 1925 in Illinois.

Father, Ernest Jasper Atchley.

Mother, Lucille Atchley.

Sister(s), Cornelia and Ruth Atchley.


Ernest enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 8527039.


Ernest was KIA when the SS Jean Nicolet was Torpedoed by the Japanese Sub I-8 on 2 July 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Ernest is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Riverview Cemetery, Marseilles, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA.


Thanks to, https://wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?16015

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

SS Jean Nicolet simular Ship (this is the SS John W. Brown)
Ernest Earl Atchley Jr.
His rank Seaman First Class
Japanese I-8 Submarine
SS-Jean-Nicolet location