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MM3 Raymond Hays Belk
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1918
Christian County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1942

Machinist's Mate 3rd Class US Navy WWII

Raymond and his brother WT1 William Bailey Belk were lost at sea together aboard the
USS Pillsbury DD-227 in the South Java Sea.
Sunk by Japanese Destroyers the night of March 1, 1942.

Department of the United States Navy declared all on board lost at sea
November 25, 1945
Lieutenant Commander Harold Clay Pound
Family links: 
  Bailey Peyton Belk (1881 - 1966)
  Lillian Hays Belk (1887 - 1992)
  Lillian Pauline Belk Roper (1909 - 1999)*
  Earlene Belk Hayes (1911 - 2005)*
  William Bailey Belk (1916 - 1942)*
  Raymond Hays Belk (1918 - 1942)
  Lucille Belk Searcy (1919 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Entered the service from Louisville Kentucky December 5, 1939
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets Of The Missing - Navy
Maintained by: Cindy
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56758882
MM3 Raymond Hays Belk
Added by: Cindy
MM3 Raymond Hays Belk
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Added by: Paul Hyde Schott
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NARA records list his Next of Kin's Home of Record as Hopkinsville, Kentucky...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Feb. 13, 2016
You gave your life defending our freedom and for this we can never repay you. May you rest forevermore in the arms of our Lord dear one...
- Mairbair57
 Added: Jun. 13, 2015

- Sharon
 Added: Mar. 27, 2014
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