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WT1 William Bailey Belk
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1916
Christian County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1942

Water Tender 1st Class US Navy WWII

William and his brother MM3 Raymond Hays 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
 
 
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 Parents:
  Bailey Peyton Belk (1881 - 1966)
  Lillian Hays Belk (1887 - 1992)
 
 Siblings:
  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 July 30, 1935
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
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# 56758883
WT1 William Bailey Belk
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WT1 William Bailey Belk
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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
It is an honor to visit your memorial - Rest peacefully now dear one in the arms of our Lord knowing that while here on earth you gave your best, your all.
- Mairbair57
 Added: Jun. 13, 2015

- Sharon
 Added: Mar. 27, 2014
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