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Aves, Willard Charles

Rank and Name, Fireman Second Class Willard Charles Aves.

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


Willard is born approx. on 28 June 1921 in Sycamore, Illinois.

Father, Charles J. Aves.

Mother, Mamie M. (Glidden) Aves.

Sister(s), Mildred M. and Irene Aves.


Willard enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 3001918.


Willard was KIA during the Japanese Air Raid on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 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.


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

Courts of the missing.

Willard is also mentioned at USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, VS.

He also ha a Memorial Grave at Kingston Cemetery, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA.


Thanks to, https://www.nps.gov/valr/learn/historyculture/ussarizonacasualties.htm

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

USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship
Pearl Map
Willard Charles Aves
His rank Fireman Second Class
Mentioned on Memorial
Crew Members Wall