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.
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com