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.
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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com