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Auclair, Elliot Earl

Rank and Name, Private First Class Elliot Earl Auclair.

Unit/Placed in, 1st Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Marine Corps.


Elliot is born approx. on 2 July 1923 in New York.

Father, Victor E. Auclair.

Mother, Nannie Auclair.

Sister(s), Victoria Auclair.


Elliot enlisted the service in New York with service number # 482545.


Elliot died of his Wounds onboard the USS Calvert due to the Wounds inflicted at the Landing of Saipan on 19 June 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Marine Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at White Haven Memorial Park, Pittsford, Monroe County, New York, USA.


Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

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

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

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

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

Buried on Sea
His unit HQ Comp,1st Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division
LVT Landing
LVT Approach beaches
His rank Private First Class
USS Calvert (APA-32) Attack Transport
A Water Buffalo, loaded with Marines, churns through the sea bound for beaches of Tinian Island near Guam. July 1944. (Coast Guard) Exact Date Shot Unknown NARA FILE #: 026-G-2682 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1165