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Waclawek, Chester

Name and Rank, Private Chester Waclawek.

Unit/Placed in, 20th Infantry Regiment ”Sykes Regulars”, 6th Infantry Division ”Red Star”.


Chester was born  in 1914 in Lucas County, Ohio.


Father, Joseph Waclawek.

Mother, Anna Wakclawek.

Sisters, Maryann, Lottie and Anna Waclawek.

Brothers, Les, Stanley and Frank Waclawek.


He enlisted the service at Ohio with service number # 35334374.


Chester Waclawek was a Private/Soldier in the 20th Infantry Regiment.


Chester died non battle in Milne Bay, New Guinea, on Feb. 24, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksman Ship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Chester is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila,

National Capital Region, Philippines.


Thanks to http://6thinfantry.com/downloads/6th-Infantry-Division-in-World-War-II/

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

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

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

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

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

National Historian

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

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

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

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


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

20th Infantry Regiment
6th Infantry Division
New Guinea
Map Site
Succes drop at Mine Bay
Destroyed Japanese Tank type 95
His rank Private